Reserach focus of the Department of Economics.

The following main research areas of the institute are focused by several staff members. More information about these research topics can be found on the faculty's websites or under research projects.

Applied Microeconometrics

Labor Economics

Health Economics

Family Economics

Education Economics

Industrial Organization & Competition Economics

Macro Economics


Economic Policy

Public Economics

Regional Economics

Individual research topics

In addition to the main research areas, there are individual specializations in the following research areas. Visit the homepage of the respective employees for further information.


Applied Macroeconometrics

Policy Evaluation

Personnel Economics

Sports Economics

Feminist Economics and Discrimination

Industrial Relations

Contract Theory

Corporate Finance

Behavioral Economics

Schools and Methods in Economics

Heterodox Economics

Growth and Development

Income and Wealth

Monetary and Financial Economics

Regional Disparities

Economic Integration

Long-term Persistence