Prof. Dr. Alexander Dilger

Scharnhorststr. 100
D - 48151 Münster
1st floor, room 114
Phone: +49 - 251/83-25330
Fax: +49 - 251/83-28429


Office hour:

  • Tuesdays from 12 pm to 1 pm during teaching semesters or by appointment throughout the year.

Curriculum Vitae:

  • since April 2024 speaker of the Center for Management (CfM), since 2005 (founding) member of the CfM
  • since October 2010 Director of the Institute for Organisational Economics at the University of Münster and (founding) member of the Center for Interdisciplinary Economics (CIW)
  • 2006 to 2012 chairman of the Section of Academic Management at the German Academic Association of Business Research and since 2009 member of the Centre for Philosophy of Science
  • 2003 to 2010 Professor of Business Economics at the Institute for Economic Education, University of Münster, 2004 to 2007 managing Director of the Institute
  • 2002 to 2003 Visiting Professor of Personnel Management at the Institute of Business Administration at the University of Vienna
  • 2001 to 2002 Acting Chair of Business Administration, especially Personnel and Organisational Economics, University of Greifswald
  • 2001 habilitation (higher doctorate) with a thesis on the economics of co-determination at the plant level, University of Greifswald
  • 1997 to 2001 research assistant (comparable to assistant professor) at the Chair of Business Administration, especially Personnel and Organisational Economics, chair holder Prof. Dr. Bernd Frick, University of Greifswald
  • 1997 conferral of doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.), dissertation on “Auctions in Insolvencies” at the Humboldt-University at Berlin; supervisor Prof. Dr. Elmar Wolfstetter
  • 1992 to 1996 doctoral study at the graduate school “Applied Microeconomics”, Free University of Berlin and Humboldt-University at Berlin; doctoral scholarship from the German Research Foundation
  • 1988 to 1992 study of economics and philosophy at the Free University of Berlin, “Diplom” (masters-level degree) in economics

Research Interests:

Applied Econometrics, Business Economics, Business Ethics, Corporate Governance, Euro (Crisis), Game Theory, Higher Education Management, Industrial Relations, Labour Economics, Non-Profit Organisations, Organisational Economics, Personnel Economics, Philosophy of Economics and Management, Public Firms, Sports Economics

Academic Memberships:

American Economic AssociationEconometric SocietyEuropean Association of Law and EconomicsEuropean Economic Association,European Higher Education SocietyGame Theory SocietyGerman Academic Association of Business Research (VHB), German Economic Association of Business AdministrationSociety for the Advancement of Socio-EconomicsVerein für SocialpolitikWorld Economics Association

Alumni Societies and Professional Guilds:

AlumniUM (Alumni of the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Münster), Circle of Friends of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Economics, Ernst-Reuter-Society, German Association of University Professors and Lecturers, Society for the Promotion of the University of Münster

Referee for:

Athens Journal of Business & Economics , Australian Universities' Review, Beiträge zur Hochschulforschung, Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis (BFuP), British Journal of Industrial Relations, Business Research (BuR), Central European Journal of Operations Research, Corporate Governance, Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW), Eastern European Business and Economics Journal, Economic Inquiry, Economics & Politics, European Economic Review, European Journal of Law and Economics, European Journal of Sport Science, European Sport Management Quarterly, HochschulmanagementIndustrielle Beziehungen (German Journal of Industrial Relations), International Journal of Business and Globalisation, International Journal of Emerging Markets, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, International Journal of Game Theory, International Journal of Sport Finance, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), Journal für Betriebswirtschaft, Journal of Business Economics (formerly Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, ZfB), Journal of Contemporary Management, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Journal of Management and Governance, Journal of Management Studies (JMS), Journal of Sports Economics, Journal of Wine Research, Labour Economics, management revue (International Review of Management Studies), PLOS ONE, Review of Behavioral Economics, Review of Economics and Finance, Review of Managerial Science, Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies/Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften), Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Soccer & Society, Sport, Business and Management, Sport und Gesellschaft, Sportwissenschaft (German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research), Strategic Outsourcing, Team Performance Management, Zeitschrift Führung + Organisation (zfo), Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung (Journal of Labour Market Research), Zeitschrift für Fußball und Gesellschaft, Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen (ZögU), Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht (ZfU) also several VHB annual conferences (2010, 2012, and 2017 in the program commission, 2018 as its chair) and VHB commissions as well as Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Fritz Thyssen Foundation and VW Foundation

Member of the Editorial Board:

Eastern European Business and Economics Journal,


Writings of the Centrum for Management (Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag)