Associated Graduates

Marius Bayer

GSDS Associate 11/2012 – 11/2018

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Deliberation in the Lab - The Effect of Communication on Information Sharing, Cooperation, and Consensus

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Katharina Holzinger

Michael Dörsam

GSDS Associate 11/2014 – 05/2018

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Educational Reforms, Incentive Schemes, and Their Impact on Academic Achievement

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt

Torsten Twardawski

GSDS Associate 12/2015 – 03/2018

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Four Essays in Strategic Corporate Finance

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Axel Kind

Fuzhen Wang

GSDS Associate 07/2016 – 10/2018

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Macroeconomics

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Volker Hahn

Iana Zborshchyk

GSDS Associate 01/2015 – 06/2018

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Axel Kind

Fadong Chen

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 05/2017

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Four Essays on Cognitive Processes of Social Decision Making

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher

Horatio Cuesdeanu

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 03/2017

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Option Pricing

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth

Vigile Fabella

GSDS Associate 11/2012 – 07/2017

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on the Political Economy of Education Reforms

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung

Christoph Frey

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 01/2017

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Bayesian Shrinkage Methods Supervisor(s):

Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier

1st Position: Assistant Professor, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Pinar Simunovic-Kunt (geb. Kunt)

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 11/2017

Prof. Dr. Heinrich W. Ursprung

Jan Mellert

GSDS Associate 06/2015 – 06/2017

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays in Quantitative Macroeconomics

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas

Erik Neimanns

GSDS Associate 09/2013 – 05/2017

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Public opinion and social investment : How

political-institutional context shapes support and opposition towards expanding

childcare

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Marius R. Busemeyer

Matthias Draheim

GSDS Associate 12/2015 - 04/2016

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Foundation Owned Firms in Germany

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Franke

Andra Filote

GSDS Associate 10/2014 – 10/2016

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Empirical Studies in Political Economics

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung

Marc Gerritzen

GSDS Associate 11/2014 - 04/2016

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Hedge Funds

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth

Florian Kern

GSDS Associate 11/2012 – 06/2016

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: A town too small for the both of us?: the state, traditional authorities, and the coordination of public goods provision in East Africa

Caroline Preidel

GSDS Associate 12/2014 – 01/2016

Title of the Doctoral Thesis:  Zwischen Lebensschutz und Ökonomie : parlamentarische Abstimmungen über den Embryonenschutz im Deutschen Bundestag

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Christoph Knill

Julian Garritzmann

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 05/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Political Economy of Higher Education Finance – A Comparative Analysis of the Politics of Tuition Fees and Subsidies

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Marius Busemeyer

Shreyasi Mishra

GSDS Associate 10/2014 – 05/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Conflict Resolution Mechanisms In A Cognitive Conflict Paradigm

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ronald Hübner

Ulf Mohrmann

GSDS Associate 07/2013 - 09/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on the Quality of Audited Financial Statements

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ulrike Stefani

Sog Yee Mok

GSDS Associate 01/2015 - 08/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Why Do Turkish-Origin Students Underperform in Germany? Investigating the Effects of Ethnic Composition in Classrooms and Negative Stereotypes on Performance and Coping Strategies

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Sarah E. Martiny

Sven Resnjanskij

GSDS Associate 06/2013 - 05/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: In Search of Economic Rationality – Puzzles Related to Saving, Voting, and the Opportunity Costs of Time

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung

Marina Schall

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 04/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Regulation of Positive Emotions in Social and Achievement Situations: Looking Beyond the "Positivity"

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz

Mirjam Weis

GSDS Associate 07/2013 - 10/2015

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Self-Regulation and School Achievement in Contexts: Aspects of Gender, Parenting, and Culture

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gisela Trommsdorff

Fabian Fink

GSDS Accociate 11/2012 - 07/2014

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Almuth Scholl

1st Position: FX Economist, Swiss National Bank, Zurich

Klaus Harnack

GSDS Associate 11/2012 - 12/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Self-Regulation and Grounded Cognition

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer

1st Position: Postdoctoral researcher in the working group "Industrial

Psychology", Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Petra Marotzke

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 07/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Market Frictions and Wage

Inequality

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas

1st Position: Economist at the Division of International and Euro-Area

Macroeconomic Analysis, Deutsche Bundesbank

Carolin Schuster

GSDS Associate 06/2013 - 07/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Cognitive and Emotional Processes Underlying

Stereotype Threat Effects on Performance and Career Motivation

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz

1st Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Passau

Yves Schüler

GSDS Associate 01/2013 - 05/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Macroeconomic Interdependencies during Financial

Crises

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann

1st Position: Trainee at the European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt

Anna Slavustskaya

GSDS Associate 10/2013 - 07/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Hedge Funds

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth

1st Position: Postdoctoral researcher, Swiss Finance Institute, Lausanne

Karsten Wasiluk

GSDS Associate 04/2013 - 11/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on the Economics of Technological

Change and Technology Adoption

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas

1st Position: Consultant at Schlegel und Partner GmbH, Weinheim

Dr. Katarina Zigova

GSDS Associate 01/2013 - 05/2014

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on Competitive and Collaborative Research

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung

1st Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Konstanz

Madeleine Bieg

GSDS Associate 01/2013 - 09/2013

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Trait and State Academic Emotions: Two Sides of

the Same Coin

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz

1st Position: Assistant professor for empirical educational research, University of

Konstanz

Federica Genovese

GSDS Associate 11/2012 - 11/2013

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Power of the Strong, the Perseverance of the

Weak Explaining Climate Change Negotiations

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider

1st Position: Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Government & EARC,

University of Essex

Dominik Sachs

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 09/2013

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Optimal Social Insurance and Redistribution

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Friedrich Beyer

1st Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Cologne; Starting 09/2015:

Assistant professor at the European University Institute, Florence

Tahmina Sadat-Hadjer

GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 06/2013

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Spoiler or Stabilizer?: Assessing the Role of

Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflicts

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider

1st Position: NRW Bank Düsseldorf

Steffen Schaarschmidt

GSDS Associate 04/2013 - 12/2013

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Financial Markets and Portfolio

Management

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Markus Glaser

1st Position: Independent financial advisor

Peter Schanbacher

GSDS Associate 07/2013 - 12/2013

Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Four Essays on Robustification of Portfolio

Models

Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier

1st Position: Life Valuation Actuary Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, Zurich