Ongoing Projects

  • In her PhD project Heidrun Braun deals with the question of how to shape the structural and cultural context, which favors a result- and practice-oriented action of administrative enforcement.
  • Matthias Fauth has been a doctoral candidate at the International Economics Group of the University of Hohenheim since October 2020. His dissertation is titled 'Trade Policy Evaluation and Heterogeneous Firms: A Quantitative Analysis using German Micro Data' and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Benjamin Jung, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Kohler and Dr. Oliver Krebs.
  • Tobias König has been a doctoral candidate at the Philipps University Marburg since November 2020. His dissertation is titled 'Cluster life cycles and evolution of local industrial clusters in Germany ' and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Brenner (Economic geography and location research).
  • Martin Kroczek has been a doctoral candidate at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen since November 2019. His dissertation is titled 'Essays on Skill Shortages and Tight Labor Markets' and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Boockmann and Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen..
  • Philipp Kugler has been a doctoral candidate at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen since 2018. His dissertation is titled 'Using Machine Learning Methods in Economics' and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Boockmann.
  • Jutta Mohr is working on her dissertation on meeting the need for nurses in the area of tension between professionalization and economization. Her doctoral thesis is supervised by Prof. Dr. Karin Reiber (University of Applied Sciences Esslingen) and Prof. Dr. Uwe Faßhauer (University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd).
  • Christin Schafstädt is doing her PhD in educational science at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. She examines the transition process from school to work. For this purpose, problem-centred interviews were conducted with school-leavers with A-levels, which are evaluated using the documentary method.
  • In his PhD project Tobias Scheu deals with the effects of the integration of refugees on spatial images of the neighborhood.
  • Since July 2020 Khira Sippli is a PhD student at the University of Tübingen. In her PhD project she examines how physicians in Germany produce and form their transitions to retirement. Particular attention is paid to how physicians deal with job-related social expectations when producing and forming their transitions to retirement..
  • Anne Zühlke is working on her dissertation in the field of educational sciences on individual educational returns in Germany. Her doctoral thesis at the University of Tübingen is supervised by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Boockmann.