GSDS Graduates

Michelle Jordan

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 05/2022
Date of Graduation: tba
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Behavioral Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Goldlücke, Prof. Dr. Fehrler

Gerhard Fechteler

GSDS Member 10/2018 - 07/2022
Date of Graduation: 14/07/2022
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Time Series Analysis and Neural Networks in Econometrics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Brüggemann, Prof. Dr. Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Grigoryeva

Alina Greiner

GSDS Member 10/2018 - 01/2022
Date of Graduation: 27/05/2022
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Social Legacies of Civil War: Gendered Consequences of Conflict
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Anselm Hager, Prof. Dr. Anke Hoeffler, Prof. Dr. Scott Gates (Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO))

Nadiia Makarina

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 06/2022
Date of Graduation: 03/06/2022
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Attention as an Integral Part of Information Processing in Judgment and Decision Making
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Janina Hoffmann, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher

Kai Merkel

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 01/2022
Date of Graduation: 02/06/2022
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Resistance is Not Futile - Factors predicting Nonviolent Activism in the Nepalese Civil War
Supervisors: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Karsten Donnay, Prof. Dr. Anke Höffler, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Vüllers

Tjasa Omerzu

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 01/2022
Date of Graduation: 27/01/2022
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Art of Making Judgments: The Role of Feedback, Learning and Cognitive Representations in Judgments
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Janina Hoffmann, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Grigoryeva (University of Warwick)

Kevin Tiede

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 01/2022
Date of Graduation: 20/01/2022
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: An Ecological Perspective on Decisions under Risk : How the Structure of the Environment Shapes Information Processing 
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Ellen Peters, University of Oregon

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Nona Bledow

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 09/2021
Date of Graduation: 09/09/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Labor Unions in the Contemporary Welfare State : Preferences, Salience, Positions 
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marius Busemeyer, Prof. Dr. Sven Jochem, Asst. Prof. Dr. Michael Becher (IE University Madrid)

Enzo Brox

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 09/2021
Date of Graduation: 25/06/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Empirical Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Stephan Maurer, Prof. Dr. Ulf Zölitz (University of Zurich)

Sascha Göbel

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 03/2021
Date of Graduation: 26/03/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Methodological Contributions to the Study of Political Participation
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Andreas Jungherr (University of Bamberg), Prof. Dr. Simon Munzert (Hertie School, Berlin)

Tamara Gomilsek

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 02/2021
Date of Graduation: 09/02/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The role of Retreival Fluency - In Memory Based Decisions
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Hoffmann (University of Bath), Prof. Dr. Marewski (University of Lausanne)

Nico Gradwohl

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 08/2021
Date of Graduation: 18/08/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Decision making in a social world: Coordination, recommendation, and ressource allocation
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller, Prof. Dr. Hoffmann (University of Bath)

Lukas Kawerau

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 11/2021
Date of Graduation: 26/11/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Governments and the Net: Defense, Control, and Trust in the Fifth Domain
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Schneider, Prof. Dr. Gohdes (Hertie School in Berlin)

Dalila Lindov

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 09/2021
Date of Graduation: 27/09/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ursprung, Jun. Prof. Dr. Maurer, Prof. Dr. Potrafke (LMU München/ifo Institut)

Moritz Janas

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 03/2021
Date of Graduation: 24/03/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Four Essays in Microeconomic Theory and Experimental Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Fehrler, Prof. Dr. Gerald Eisenkopf (University of Vechta)

Bihemo Kimasa

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 01/2021
Date of Graduation: 11/01/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on Firm Dynamics and Labor Market Flows
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Findeisen, Jun. Prof. Dr. Haomin Wang

Theresa Küntzler

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 01/2021
Date of Graduation: 25/06/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Emotions. Facial Expressions as a Measurement & Effects on Political Attitude
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Karsten Donnay (University of Zurich) Prof. Dr. Nicholas Valentino (University of Michigan)

Julie Schnaitmann

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 01/2021
Date of Graduation: 16/07/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays in Modern Time Series Econometrics with Applications in Macroeconomics and Finance
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann, Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Joachim Grammig (University of Tübringen)

Anastasia Simmet

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 07/2021
Date of Graduation: 20/07/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: GSDS Member 10/2016 - 01/2021
Date of Graduation: 16/07/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Estimation Techniques for Econometric Models with Endogeneity
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann, Dr. Helmut Farbmacher (TUM School of Management)

Simon Stehle

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 06/2021
Date of Graduation: 17/06/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Real Estate Finance and Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marcel Fischer, Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth, Prof. Dr. Roland Füss (University of St. Gallen)

Maurizio Strazzeri

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 01/2021
Date of Graduation: 29/01/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in the Economics of Migration and Education
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt, Prof. Dr. Luna Bellani, Prof. Dr. Hornung (University of Cologne)

Dirk Streeb

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 07/2021
Date of Graduation: 02/07/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Human Reasoning in Visualization and Visual Analytics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Keim, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes (ETH Zürich)

Ruchira Suresh

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 03/2021
Date of Graduation: 23/03/2021
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: All's well that ends well : How do people perceive sequential percentage changes?
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Ass.-Prof. Dr. Janina Hoffmann

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Maurizio Daniele

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 07/2020
Date of Graduation: 29/07/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Regularization Methods in High-Dimensional Facotor Models
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann, Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Jun. Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Grigoryeva

Stephan Eckstein

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 11/2020
Date of Graduation: 16/11/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Uncertainty and stochastic optimization : numerical methods, regularization and asymptotic analysis
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Michael Kupper, Prof. Dr. Jan Obloj, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Grigoryeva

Felix Gaisbauer

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 07/2020
Date of Graduation: 23/07/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Distributed Choice Problems
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaißmaier, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Gordon Brown (University of Warwick)

David Grammling

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 07/2020
Date of Graduation: 21/07/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Heterogeneity of Social Norms
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Jun. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Fehrler, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaißmaier

Philipp Kling

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 12/2020
Date of Graduation: 04/12/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Effects of Social Media on Opinion Formation Processes
Supervisors: Jun. Prof. Karsten Donnay, Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Pablo Barberá (University of Southern California)

Mario Krauser

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 09/2020
Date of Graduation: 23/09/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: From resource control to major assets: How Actors in command of mineral and oil extraction shape local development
Supervisors: Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, University of Essex, Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Tim Krieger  (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

Philipp Lutscher

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 01/2020
Date of Graduation: 27/01/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Censor & Contend: The Use of Denial-of-Service Attacks in Autocracies
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Jun. Prof. Dr. Karsten Donnay, Prof. Dr. Margaret E. Roberts (University of California, San Diego)

Sandra Morgenstern

GSDS Member 10/2017 - 12/2020
Date of Graduation: 17/12/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Political Information & Migration
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian Breunig, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Anselm Hager (né Rink), Prof. Dr. Martin Ruhs (European University Institute Florence)

Max Reinwald

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 03/2020
Date of Graduation: 09/03/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Diversity at Work - Drivers, Consequences, and Interventions
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Florian Kunze, Prof. Dr. Sabine Boerner, Prof. Dr. Stephan Böhm (University of St. Gallen)

Julian Schüssler

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 12/2020
Date of Graduation: 11/12/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Causal Graphs in Political Methodology
Supervisors: Jun.-Prof. D. Anselm Hager (né Rink), Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Macartan Humphrey (Columbia University New York)

Johannes Zaia

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 12/2020
Date of Graduation: 04/12/2020
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance and Governance
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Axel Kind, Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth, Prof. Dr. Florian Kunze

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Robin Braun

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 01/2019
Date of Graduation: 11/07/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Identification in Structural Vector Autoregressive Models
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann, Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Jun. Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Grigoryeva

Sara Colella

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 12/2019
Date of Graduation: 19/12/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Positive Spillover Effect in Attention Dynamics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes, Jun. Prof. Dr. Andreas Jungherr, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher

YiYi Chen

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 09/2019
Date of Graduation: 28/08/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Mediation Paradoxes Revisited: Selection Issues in the Mediation of Violent Disputes
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Kathrina Holzinger, Prof. Dr. Torsten Svensson (Uppsala University)

Johannes Doerflinger

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 01/2019
Date of Graduation: 04/01/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Motivational Aspects of Moral Dicision Making
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Frank Wieber (ZHAW Gesundheit, Winterthur)

David Dohmen

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 03/2019
Date of Graduation: 11/03/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Heterogeneity, Stability, and Cognitive Foundations of Social Preferences
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer

Lucia Görke

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 07/2019
Date of Graduation: 11/07/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Leadership and Team-Regulation Effects on Performande
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, Dr. Lukas Thürmer, Prof. Dr. Florian Kunze

Phillip Heiler

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 10/2019
Date of Graduation: 25/10/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Statistical Inference and Estimation for Heterogeneous Causal Effects in Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt, Prof. Dr. Christoph Rothe (University of Mannheim)

Sebastian Hellmeier

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 12/2019
Date of Graduation: 06/12/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Causes and Consequences of Pro-Government Mobilization in Authoritarian Regimes
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nild Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Joseph Wright (Pennsylvania State University)

Ekaterina Kazak

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 07/2019
Date of Graduation: 11/07/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Robust Inference in Economics and Finance
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Jun. Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Grigoryeva, Prof. Dr. Yarema Okhrin (University of Augsburg)

Tommy Krieger

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 05/2019
Date of Graduation: 20/05/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Machine Learning Indices, Political Institutions, and Economic Development
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung, Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt, Prof. Dr. Martin Gassebner (University of Hannover)

Lisa Leschnig

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 07/2019
Date of Graduation: 31/07/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Four Essays on Economics of Education
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt, Jun. Prof.  Dr. Luna Bellani, Jun. Prof. Dr. Tobias Kärner

Jana Mareckova

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 07/2019
Date of Graduation: 12/07/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Regularization and Machine Learning
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann, Prof. Dr. Martin Spindler (University of Hamburg)

Marco Menner

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 01/2019
Date of Graduation: 27/01/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth, Prof. Dr. Axel Kind, Prof. Dr. Michael Kupper

Hendrik Platte-Burghardt

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 09/2019
Date of Graduation: 17/09/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Lobbyists Abroad? : Diaspora Influence on the Relations Between the Home and the Host Country
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dirk Leuffen, Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Michael Becher (Institute for Advanced Study Toulouse)

Baiba Renerte

GSDS Member 10/2015 - 10/2019
Date of Graduation: 01/10/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays in Behavioral Economics : On Motives, Beliefs and Motivated Beliefs 
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Jun. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Fehrler, Dr. Susanne Fiedler (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods)

Patrick M. Weber

GSDS Member 10/2016 - 11/2019
Date of Graduation: 29/11/2019
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Imposition and Effectiveness of Sanctions: ‘It’s the Economy, Stupid!’ 
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Dirk Leuffen, Prof. Dr. Clifton Morgan (Rice University, Houston)

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Sebastian Bayer

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 03/2018
Date of Graduation: 19/03/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Improving Financial Risk Estimation, Forecasting and Backtesting
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann, Prof. Dr. Francesco Audrino (University of St. Gallen)

Franziska Deutschmann

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 01/2018
Date of Graduation: 10/01/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Socio-economic Transitions: The Case of East and West Germany
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Breyer, Prof. Dr. Georgi Kocharkov, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz

Timo Dimitriadis

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 12/2018
Date of Graduation: 13/12/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Estimation, Forecasting and Evaluation of Financial Risk
Supervisors: Dr. Roxana Halbleib, Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Yarema Okhrin (University of Augsburg)

Fabian Dvorak

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 11/2018
Date of Graduation: 28/11/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Heterogeneity in Conformity and Cooperation - Two Experiments and Statistical Software
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Armin Falk (University of Bonn)

Anastasia Ershova

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 07/2018
Date of Graduation: 25/07/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Not so Powerless After All: Assessing the EU Commissions's Discretionary Power
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Fabio Franchino (Università degli Studi di Milano), Prof. Dr. Dirk Leuffen

Julia Göhringer

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 09/2018
Date of Graduation: 19/09/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Hot Air or Costly Commitment? Natural Resources and Sustainability Requirements
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Koos, Prof. Dr. Jale Tosun (University of Heidelberg)

Patrick Hauf
GSDS Member 10/2014 - 12/2018
Date of Graduation: 11/12/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Selected topics in Finance
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marcel Fischer, Prof. Dr. Axel Kind, Prof. Dr. Johannes Schropp

Yvonne Hegele

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 05/2018
Date of Graduation: 08/05/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Bureaucratic Coordination in Horizontal Intergovernmental Relations: The Case of Germany
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nathalie Behnke, Prof. Dr. Dirk Leuffen, Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes

Konstantin Käppner

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 10/2018
Date of Graduation: 22/10/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Disentangling Endogenous Dynamics in Turnout and Vote Choice
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Marco Steenbergen (University of Zurich)

Carl Maier

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 05/2018
Date of Graduation: 28/05/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Prices, Public Goods and Politics. Three Essays in Public Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Breyer, Prof. Dr. Michael Becher, Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung

Arash Naghavi

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 07/2018
Date of Graduation: 03/07/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on the Economics of Government Intervention: Education, Jurisdiction, and Infrastructure
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt, Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung, Prof. Dr. Michael Becher

Christian Neumeier

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 01/2018
Date of Graduation: 11/01/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Gender Inequality in Education and Income
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Eylem Gevrek, Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz

Nathalie Popovic

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 10/2018
Date of Graduation: 19/10/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Judgments and Decisions about Risk: The Influence of Affect  and Stress
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier,  Prof. Dr. Jens Pruessner, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher

Nadja Younes

GSDS Member 10/2014 - 07/2018
Date of Graduation: 20/07/2018
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Selected Topics in Corporate Finance
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Axel Kind, Prof. Dr. Marcel Fischer, Prof. Dr. Ulf-Dietrich Reips

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Dominik Bauer

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 12/2017
Date of Graduation: 15/12/17
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Beliefs in Behavioral Economics
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Susanne Goldlücke, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier

Daniela Beyer

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 07/2017
Date of Graduation: 20/07/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Policy Consequences of the European Project: From Politics to Policies in the EU and the Member States
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian Breunig, Prof. Dr. Dirk Leuffen, Prof. Dr. Matthew Gabel (Washington University St. Louis)

Peter Haffke

GSDS Member: 11/2012 - 06/2017
Date of Graduation: 30/06/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Dynamics of information processing in risky choices: Making thorough use of behavioral data
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ronald Hübner, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Peter. N. C. Mohr (Freie Universität Berlin)

Jan Hausfeld

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 08/2017
Date of Graduation: 29/08/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: How Pressure Affects Decision Making
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Ronald Hübner, Prof. Dr. Gerald Eisenkopf (University of Vechta)

Konstantin von Hesler

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 12/2017
Date of Graduation: 14/12/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Economic Experiments on Norm Enforcement, Honesty, and Strategic Gaze
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, Prof. Dr. Gerald Eisenkopf (University of Vechta)

Friederike Luise Kelle

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 02/2017
Date of Graduation: 14/02/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: To Claim or not to Claim? Territory, Violence, and Framing in Subnational Demands for Self-Determination
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. David Carter, Ph.D., (Princeton University)

Arpita Khanna

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 05/2017
Date of Graduation: 16/05/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Oil Curse Revisited: Ownership Matters.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Luna Bellani, Dr. Michael Becher (IAST Toulouse)

Dominik Lober

GSDS Member 10/2014 – 12/2017
Date of Graduation: 18/12/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis:  Self-Interest and Solidarity in the "Silver Age" of the Welfare State: Older People's Preferences for Youth-Oriented Social Spending in Times of Scarce Resources
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marius Busemeyer, Prof. Dr. Christian Breunig, Prof. Dr. Achim Goerres (Universität Duisburg-Essen)

Annerose Nisser

GSDS Member 05/2014 - 11/2017
Date of Graduation: 10/11/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Cross-Ethnic Interactions and the Influence of Politics Evidence from Online Spaces and a Field Experiment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nils B. Weidmann, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christina Zuber, Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes

Anja Weiergräber

GSDS Member 10/2013 - 05/2017
Date of Graduation: 19/05/2017
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Ignoring and Avoiding Alcohol Stimuli: Cognitive Bias Modification Helps to Change One's Attitutedes
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Prof. Dr. Peter. N. C. Mohr (Freie Universität Berlin)

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Niklas Harder

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2016
Date of Graduation: 19/07/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Intrinsic Motivation in Party Politics: Explaining the full range of political behavior
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer

Verena Mack

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2016
Date of Graduation: 20/07/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Fingerprints of Fraud: An In-depth Study of Election Forensics with Digit Tests
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Nils B. Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz

Sabine Otto

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 02/2016
Date of Graduation: 29/02/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Grass is always Greener? Armed Groups Side Switching in Civil Conflicts
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (University of Maryland)

Espen Geelmuyden Rød

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 03/2016
Date of Graduation: 01/03/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Protest Dynamics in Autocracies
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Håvard Hegre (Uppsala University), Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider

Keshun Zhang

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2016
Date of Graduation: 19/10/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Fuel in the Fire: The Effects of Anger on Risky Decision Making
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz, Prof. Dr. Sarah Martiny (University of Tromsø, Norway), Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher

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Maik Bieleke

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 09/2015
Date of Graduation: 21/09/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The self-regulation of information processing and decision making
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Gabriele Oettingen (New York University)

Maria Breitwieser

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 04/2015
Date of Graduation: 17/04/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Reciprocity in Labor Relationships
Supervisors: Prof Dr. Anja Schöttner, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Gerald Eisenkopf, Prof. Dr. Florian Englmair (LMU München)

Simon Munzert

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2015
Date of Graduation: 09/07/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Contributions to the Measurement of Public Opinion in Subpopulations
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Michael D. Ward, PhD (Duke University)

Constantin Ruhe

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2015
Date of Graduation: 06/07/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Diplomacy against Escalating Violence - Disaggregating the Relationship between Mediation and Conflict Intensity
Supervisors: Prof Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof Dr. Tobias Böhmelt (University of Essex)

David Schoch

GSDS Member 11/2012 - 11/2015
Date of Graduation: 19/11/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: A Positional Approach for Network Centrality
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes, Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. David Krackhardt (Carnegie Mellon University)

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