Universität Bonn

Department of Economics / BGSE

Recent Placements

Our alumni have obtained prestigious positions at universities in the U.S. (e.g., Harvard, Berkeley, Penn, UCLA, CalTech, Michigan, Minnesota), in Europe (e.g., Bocconi, University College London, Manchester, Oxford, Pompeu Fabra, Rotterdam, Tilburg, Carlos III, Stockholm, Zurich) and in Germany (e.g., Mannheim, Munich, Berlin, Cologne). In addition, many now work in public institutions aswell as in the non-academic sector (e.g., European Central Bank, German Central Bank, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Bank of England, U.S. Federal Reserve Board, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge (MA), McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group).
 
Here is a chronological overview (following placements are given if known):

2024

non academic (private sector)

Cosentino, Melina

Senior Consultant, PwC, Germany


2023

academic placements

Chen, Kailin

Postdoc, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland


Destan, Cavit Görkem

Assistant Professor, TED University, Ankara, Turkey


Günther, Laurenz Richard Kuno

Postdoc, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy


Henkel, Luca

Postdoc, University of Chicago and University of CEMA (following position: Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics Rotterdam)


Kozakiewicz, Marta

Postdoc, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany


Kreutzkamp, Sophie Alexandra

Postdoc, University of Oxford, (following position: Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK)


Lahr, Patrick

Postdoc, ENS Paris-Saclay, France


Niemeyer, Axel

Assistant Professor, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA


Preusser, Justus

Postdoc, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy


Schäfer, Paul

Lecturer, University of Leicester School of Business, UK


Weiß, Maximilian

Postdoc, University of Tübingen, Germany


non academic (public sector)

Dobkowitz, Sonja

Postdoc, Macroeconomic Department, DIW Berlin, Germany


Duque Gabriel, Ricardo

Economist, Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C., USA


Gnewuch, Matthias

Economist, European Stability Mechanism


Kohler, Thomas

Digitalization Officer, Trossingen City Administration, Germany


Rachidi, Tobias

Researcher, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, Department Microsimulation & Econometric Data Analysis, Sankt Augustin, Germany


Simon, Lenard

Economist, German Council of Economic Experts, Germany


non academic (private sector)

Holler, Radost

Senior Data Scientist, Pricing Department at Metro, Germany


Schmitz, Fabian

Analyst, Frontier Economics Ltd


2022

academic placements

Chopra, Felix

Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Fang, Ximeng

Postdoc, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK


non academic (public sector)

Domínguez-Díaz, Rubén

Research Economist, Bank of Spain


Ehrmantraut, Laura

Scientific Staff Member, Federal Office of Statistics


Pessoa, Ana Sofia

Economist, International Monetary Fund


non academic (private sector)

Apenbrink, Christian

Data Scientist, REWE Group


Röhrl, Klara

Software Developer, node.energy GmbH, Frankfurt


Russ, Kilian

Associate Consultant, McKinsey & Company


Schmieter, Finn

Specialist, Finance Actuarial Department, AXA, Köln


Stumpe, Valentin

Consultant, Kienbaum Consultants International, Köln


2021

academic placements

Khismatullina, Marina

Assistant Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands


Neuber, Thomas

Assistant Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain


Rother, Simon

Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark


Voß, Paul

Assistant Professor, Central European University, Vienna, Austria


Zimmermann, Kaspar

Postdoc, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, Frankfurt


non academic (public sector)

Arvai, Kai

Research Economist, Bank of France


Bartscher, Alina

Research Economist, Danmarks Nationalbank


Ploj, Gašper

Research Economist, Analysis and Research Department, Bank of Slovenia


non academic (private sector)

Ananyev, Mikhail

Data Analyst, Lingoda GmbH, Berlin


Han, Hua-Jing

Strategic Analyst, Telekom, Bonn


Klümper, Andreas

Pricing Manager, DHL, Bonn


2020

academic placements

Chen, Si

Assistant Professor, University of Vienna, Austria


Heese, Carl

Assistant Professor, University of Vienna, Austria


Ignaszak, Marek

Assistant Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt


Kattwinkel, Deniz

Assistant Professor, University College London


Knoepfle, Jan

Postdoc, Aalto University, Helsiniki, Finnland


Stans, Renske

Postdoc, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands


Stötzer, Lasse

Personal Assistant to the CEO, briq, Bonn


Strang, Louis

Postdoc, University of Cologne


non academic (public sector)

Albert, Branislav

Research Analyst, Central bank, Slovakia


Luxen, Christina

Federal Cartel Office, Bonn


Schaube, Sebastian

Economist, Federal Ministry for Ecomomic Affairs and Energy of Germany, Bonn


non academic (private sector)

Becker, Daniel

Data Scientist, AXA, Köln


Kulms, Marius

Reinsurance Actuary, Continentale Versicherungsverbund, Dortmund


Speit, Andre

Ritzenhoefer & Company, Düsseldorf


Wogrolly, Axel

Quantitative Risk Analyst, Raiffeisen Bank International, Vienna, Austria


2019

academic placements

Kuvshinov, Dmitry

Assistant Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain


non academic (public sector)

Kotidis, Antonios

Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C., USA


non academic (private sector)

Hofmeier, Jana

Associate, PwC Financial Services, Düsseldorf


Klein (geb. Fuchs), Saskia

Expert Investment Controller, METRO AG, Düsseldorf


Schran, Felix

Senior Data Scientist, AXA, Köln


2018

academic placements

Bobkova, Nina

Assistant Professor, European University Institute Florenz (following position: Assistant Professor, Rice University, USA)


Chen Yao

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics Rotterdam


Gamp, Tobias

Postdoc, Humboldt University of Berlin


Graeber, Thomas

Postdoc, Harvard Business School (following position: Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, USA)


Kosse, Fabian

Associate Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich


Mann, Katja

Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Bussiness School


Ward, Felix

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics Rotterdam


non academic (public sector)

Hartung, Benjamin

Economist, European Central Bank


Kocaata, Zeki

Economic Policy Consultant, OECD


Vosen, Agnes

Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy (IMW), Leipzig


non academic (private sector)

Hols, Christopher

Strategy Consultant, Accenture


Püttmann, Lukas

Consultant, McKinsey Analytics


Walders, Fabian

Consultant, Ritzenhoefer & Company


2017

academic placements

Conze, Maximilian

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


Deimen, Inga

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, USA


Dong, Daxin

Assistant Professor, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China


Knyazev, Dmitriy

Postdoc, Humboldt University of Berlin (following 2021: Assistant Professor University of Vienna)


Meier, Matthias

Junior Professor, University of Mannheim


Scherf, Robert

Research Associate, Harvard Business School, USA (following positions: Associate, Matrix Economics, Boston; Senior Vice President, AlixPartners, London)


Willrodt, Jana

Postdoc, DICE, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf


Wolf, Martin

Assistant Professor, University of Vienna, Austria


non academic (public sector)

Herold, Jens Gerrit

Economist, German Council of Economic Experts (following position: Senior Economist, KfW Banking group, Bonn/Berlin)


Scheer, Alexander

Economist, German Central Bank


non academic (private sector)

Schickner, Benjamin

TWS Partners AG


Sobott, Jonas

Consultant, Oliver Wyman (following positions: Lecturer, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management; Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group)


2016

academic placements

Becker, Anke

Postdoc, Harvard University (following position: Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School)


Chen, Bo

Assistant Professor, Wuhan University, China


Cheng, Chunli

Postdoc, University of Hamburg


Drerup, Tilman

Postdoc, Stanford University, USA


Enke, Benjamin

Associate Professor, Harvard University, USA


Hansen, Emanuel

Assistant Professor, University of Köln


Hillenbrand, Adrian

Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Research of Collective Goods, Bonn


Kleiner, Andreas

Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, USA


Lütticke, Ralph

Assistant Professor, University College London, UK


Salish, Mirjam

Visiting Professor, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain


Salish, Nazarii

Assistant Professor, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain


Schilling, Linda

Assistant Professor, University of Utrecht


Schwerter, Frederik

Assistant Professor, University of Köln


non academic (public sector)

Kirsch, Florian

Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung,
Federal Office of Statistics (German Council of Economic Experts)


Luck, Stephan

Advisor, Federal Reserve Board, Washington DC


non academic (private sector)

Aigner, Rafael

Consultant for DIW Econ, Berlin


Herbst, Holger

McKinsey & Company


2015

academic placements

Cakici, Meral

Assistant Professor, Piri Reis University, Istanbul, Turkey


Müller, Daniel

Professor, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg


Roesler, Anne-Katrin

Research Associate, Northwestern University (following 2016: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan)


Wibral, Matthias

Associate Professor, University of Maastricht


non academic (public sector)

Grodecka, Anna

Swedish Riksbank, Stockholm


Hacioglu, Sinem

Bank of England


Pham-Dao, Lien

Forschungsdaten- und Servicezentrum, German Federal Bank (Research Data and Service Centre, German Central Bank)


non academic (private sector)

Bergerhoff, Jan

EXIST start-up stipend, financed by the BMW (German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy


Nebeling, Thomas

Consultant, Allolio & Konrad


2014

academic placements

Bierbrauer, Christoph

Professor, Cologne Business School


Dizdar, Deniz

Assistant Professor, University of Montreal, Canada


Fels, Markus Peter

Postdoc, KIT Karlsruhe (following possitions: Research Associate, Technical University of Dortmund; Research Associate, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung Bonn)


Evers, Michael

Professor of Macroeconomics, Goethe University Frankfurt (following position: Professor of Economics, University of Hohenheim)


Hilpert, Christian

Postdoc, University of Hamburg


Wellschmied, Felix

Assistant Professor, University Charles III of Madrid, Spain


non academic (public sector)

Behn, Markus

European Central Bank


Esser, Andreas

German Central Bank


Frackenpohl, Gerrit

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority,  BaFin


Uzelac, Filip

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, BaFin


non academic (private sector)

Dahremöller, Carsten

Risk Controller, Deutsche Postbank AG (following position: Senior Data Scientist Finance, Deutsche Postbank AG)


2013

academic placements

Göller, Daniel

Associate Professor, University of Agder, Norway


Strack, Philipp

Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley (following position: Microsoft Research, Boston)


Terstiege, Stefan

Assistant Professor, Maastricht University


Westkamp, Alexander

Assistant Professor, Maastricht University (following position: Associate Professor, University of Cologne)


Zimmermann, Florian

Postdoc, University of Zurich


non academic (public sector)

Decker, Thomas

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, BaFin
In addition: Visiting lecturer at University of Duisburg-Essen


Hürtgen, Patrick

Economist at the Research Center of the German Central Bank


Mirza, Harun

European Central Bank


Roling, Christoph

German Central Bank


Rühmkorf, Ronald

European Central Bank


non academic (private sector)

Tjaden, Volker

Consultant, Simon-Kucher & Partners (following position: Project Manager at Blue Yonder, Germany)


2012

academic placements

Born, Benjamin

Associate Professor, University of Mannheim (following position: Professor, Bonn University)


Kranz, Sebastian

Assistant Professor, University of Ulm (following position: Professor, University of Ulm)


Lang, Matthias

Postdoc, Humboldt University of Berlin (following placement: Assistant Professor, Free University Berlin)


Pfeifer, Johannes

Assistant professor, University of Tübingen (following position: Assistant Professor, University of Mannheim)


Pönitzsch, Gert

Research Associate, Kiel Insitute for the World Economy (following position: Research Associate, University of Heidelberg)


Schwerhoff, Gregor

Postdoc, Potsdam Insitute for Climate Impact Research


Szech, Nora

Professor, University of Bamberg (following position: Professor, Karlsruhe Insitute of Technology)


non academic (private sector)

Ewers, Mara

German Economic Institute, Cologne


Gider, Jasmin

KPMG Corporate Finance Inc. (following position: Postdoc, University of Bonn)


Homm Ulrich

Risk Management, Talanx AG


Kurka, Stephan

Ernst & Young


2011

academic placements

Ebert, Sebastian

Assistant Professor, Tilburg University (following positions: Professor,  Frankfurt School of Finance and Management; Professor, University of Heidelberg)


Goldlücke (geb. Ohlendorf), Susanne

Assistant Professor, University of Mannheim (following position: Professor, University of Konstanz)


Herweg, Fabian

Assistant Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (following position: Professor, University of Bayreuth)


Seel, Christian

Associate Professor, Maastricht University (following position: Full Professor, Maastricht University)


Seithe, Mirco

Postdoc, Fraunhofer Institute


Sorge, Marco Maria

Postdoc, University of Salerno, Italy (following positions: Postdoc, University of Napole/Federico II, Italy; 2014: Assistant Professor, University of Göttingen)


Westheide, Christian

Assistant Professor, University of Mannheim


non academic (public sector)

Buzaushina, Almira

German Central Bank (following placement: International Monetary Fund (IMF))


Peter, Alexandra

International Monetary Fund (IMF)


Tenhofen, Jörn

German Central Bank


non academic (private sector)

Ding, Wei

Global Procurement Strategy, Robert Bosch


Lehmann, Stefanie

Consultant, Boston Consulting Group


Parys, Juliane

Engagement Manager, Mc Kinsey & Company (following positions: VP Digitalization, DHL Express; Head of Corporate Strategy and Communicatons, thyssenkrupp Materials Services )


Rieck, Thomas

Global Transfer Pricing Service, KPMG


2010

academic placements

Mierendorff, Konrad

Senior Research Associate, University of Zurich (following placement: Assistant Professor, University College London)


non academic (public sector)

Schlusche, Bernd

Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, USA


non academic (private sector)

Cadena Ibarra, Juan Marcelo

Asset Management Advisory, Ernst & Young


Koch, Stefan

Mc Kinsey & Company (following position: CEO Leaseplan, Germany)


2009

academic placements

Altmann, Steffen

Postdoc, Insitute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn (following positions: Senior Research Associate, IZA; Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen)


Balleer, Almut

Assistant Professor, University of Stockholm (following placement: Professor RWTH Aachen)


Georganas, Sotiris

Postdoc, Ohio State University (following placement: Lecturer, University of London)


Schulze, Klaas

Postdoc, University of Toronto (following position: Postdoc McMaster University; Postdoc, Swiss Finance Institute)


Weinschenk, Philipp

Research Fellow, Max Planck Insitute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn (following 2015 Professor, TU Kaiserslautern)


non academic (public sector)

Marklein, Felix

Federal Ministry of Finance


Sonntag, Marcus

Economist, German Central Bank


non academic (private sector)

Engelage, Daniel

Associate, KDB Krall Demmel business Consulting GmbH (following position: Consultant, True North Partners, London)


Hengelbrock, Jördis

Consultant, Oliver Wyman GmbH (following position: Analyst, Sal. Oppenheim)


Junker, Simon

Economist, Commerzbank (following position: Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW))


Matzke, Christiane

Boston Consulting Group


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