The Economics Group –

One institute, five chairs, one center.

Our academic members:

Group speaker

Professor Dr.
Christina Günther

IHK-Chair of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
+49 (0)261 6509 295

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Full professors

Professor Dr.
Ralf Fendel

Chair of Monetary Economics
+49 (0)261 6509 290

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Professor Dr.
Michael Frenkel

Chair of Macroeconomics and International Economics
+49 (0)261 6509 280

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Professor Dr.
Christian Hagist

Chair of Economic and Social Policy
+49 (0)261 6509 255

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Professor Dr.
Michael Massmann

Chair of Econometrics and Statistics
+49 (0)261 6509 370

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Professor Dr.
Jürgen Weigand

Institute for Industrial Organization
+49 (0)261 6509 270

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Assistant professors

Assistant Professor Dr.
Rainer Rilke

+49 (0)261 6509 814

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Assistant Professor Dr.
Martin Prause

+49 (0)261 6509 273

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Honorary professors

Honorary Professor
Dr. David B. Audretsch

Working Papers

Working Paper Series -
Of the Economics Group.

Welcome to the WHU Working Paper Series of the Economics Group. The series is listed in the EconPapers/IDEAS/RePEc-Archive. Additionally, it is listed in the German National Library with the ISSN 2511-1159.

This series offers you an opportunity to present your research at an early stage and the chance to obtain academic feedback. To submit a paper, please contact us at rainer.rilke(at)whu.edu.

Doctoral Program

Have you ever thought about
our Doctoral Program?

Are you an academically excellent and highly motivated student interested in pursuing research in economics?

We are delighted to receive applications from inspiring German and foreign candidates seeking to undertake doctoral studies in one of the fields of Economics.

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Doctoral Program

Have you ever thought about
our Doctoral Program?

Are you an academically excellent and highly motivated student interested in pursuing research in economics?

We are delighted to receive applications from inspiring German and foreign candidates seeking to undertake doctoral studies in one of the fields of Economics.

APPLY NOW

Publications

Research articles -
published in the most prestigious journals.

Explore the most recent publications of our Economics research experts in peer-reviewed journals on economics-related topics to discover the research in detail.


Economics Group
Estimating structural parameters in regression models with adaptive learning.
Christopeit, N., & Massmann, M. (2018), Econometric theory


Economics Group
Is the crowd sensitive to distance? how investment decisions differ by investor type.
Günther, C., Johan, S., & Schweizer, D. (2018), Small business economics


Economics Group
Designing feedback in voluntary contribution games: the role of transparency
Irlenbusch, B., Rilke, R., & Walkowitz, G. (accepted), Experimental economics


Economics Group
Early employment expansion and long-run survival: examining employee turnover as a context factor
Gjerløv-Juel, P., & Günther, C. (accepted), Journal of Business Venturing