Members

Ümit Akcay

Ümit Akcay, Assoc.Prof. of Economics, has been a visiting scholar at Berlin School of Economics and Law since 2017. He previously held positions at Istanbul Bilgi University, Atılım University and METU in Turkey between 2016 and 2017, at the Department of Politics and at MEIS in New York University in the US between 2012 and 2015, and at the Department of Economics of Ordu University in Turkey, between 2009 and 2012. He has a Ph.D. in development economics from Marmara University, Turkey.

Andreas Albert

Andreas Albert is a research assistant at HWR Berlin, and has been part of the research project EMOSOL (Emotional regimes and solidarity in interactional work) since April 2020. 

Sigrid Betzelt

Co-Director of the IPE
Sigrid Betzelt, Dr. phil., has been a professor of social sciences, specialising in the sociology of work and organisations, at the Berlin School of Economics and Law since April 2009. Prior to this position she was a research associate and manager of various third party funded projects (financed by e.g. the EU, the German Research Foundation, Federal Ministry for Family Affairs) at the Centre for Social Policy Research and the Institute for Local Social Policy and Non-Profit Organisations at the University of Bremen.

Alessandro Bramucci

Alessandro Bramucci is researcher and lecturer at the Berlin School of Economics and Law Berlin (HWR). Currently, he is working in the project WIPOSIM funded by the Hans-Böckler foundation. Alessandro holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Urbino (Italy) and a M.A. in International Economics from the HWR.

Daniel Detzer

Daniel Detzer, Dr. rer. pol., is currently a visiting Professor of Economics, in particular Macroeconomics and International Economics, at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL). He also works as an advisor on financial market policies at the German Bundestag.

Petra Dünhaupt

Petra Dünhaupt, Dr. rer. pol., is a researcher and lecturer in International Economics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR) Berlin. Currently she participates in the international and interdisciplinary research project "Global Value Chains - Economic and Social Upgrading."

Trevor Evans

Trevor Evans worked for many years at the Regional Centre for Economic and Social Research (CRIES) in Managua, Nicaragua and, until he retired in 2015, was professor for monetary theory, monetary policy and international monetary relations at the Berlin School of Economics and Law.

Sarah Godar

Sarah Godar is research associate at the Department of Business and Economics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL), supported by the Berlin Equal Opportunity Program (BCP). She is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University Prague. Her Ph.D. topic is corporate tax and tax avoidance by multinational corporations.

Eckhard Hein

Co-Director

Dr. rer. pol. habil, Professor of Economics, in particular European Economic Policies, at the Berlin School of Economics and Law since 2009.

Hansjörg Herr

PhD in Economics and postdoctoral lecturing qualification. Professor (retired) for supranational integration at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, previously for many years research fellow at the Social Science Centre Berlin and the Institute for Economic Policy at the Free University Berlin.

Clare Hollins

Clare Hollins is currently enrolled in the Political Economy of European Integration Master Program at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. She holds a bachelor's degree with Honours in Political Economy, International Relations and Social Sciences from The University of Sydney, Australia. Clare has been working as a Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Political Economy (IPE) Berlin since March 2021.

Valeria Jiménez

Valeria Jiménez is a research associate at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. She is currently working on the dissertation project “Ecological Limits to Growth and Macroeconomic Stability- A Post-Keynesian Perspective”.

Philipp Kenel

Philipp is working as a researcher and lecturer at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences in the areas of social science, social economy and social entrepreneurship. He is currently pursuing a PhD at Goldsmiths, University of London, focusing on social entrepreneurship in Germany.

Martin Kronauer

Dr. phil., habil., M.A., is Professor (retired) of Structural Change and Welfare States in International Comparison at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and scientific advisor at the German Institute for Adult Education (Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning) Bonn.

Birgit Mahnkopf

Dr. rer.pol., habil., Professor (retired) of European Politics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law Berlin; diploma, Ph.D. and post-doctoral degree (habilitation) in social sciences at the Free University Berlin.

Fabian Mehl

Fabian Mehl works as a research associate for the project „Global Value Chains – Economic and Social Upgrading“ at the Department of Business and Economics of the Berlin School of Economics and Law. He holds a master’s degree in Political Economy of European Integration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law and a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the Humboldt University Berlin.

Martina Metzger

Dr. Prof., Professor of Monetary Economics at Berlin School of Economics and Law. Before joining BSEL she worked for the Berlin Institute for Financial Market Research, of which she was executive director. She was also with the Division on Globalisation and Development Strategies of UNCTAD (Geneva). She served as a lecturer, research fellow and assistant professor for international economics and macroeconomics at the University of Applied Science (Berlin) and the Free University of Berlin.

Natalia Molina

Natalia Molina is currently enrolled in the International Economics Master Program at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Natalia has been working as a Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Political Economy (IPE) Berlin since April 2021.

Franz Prante

Franz Prante is a Junior Researcher and at the Institute for Socio-Economics at University of Duisburg-Essen and a PhD student at Université Sorbonne Paris Cité and HWR Berlin. His research interests focus on macroeconomics, economic policy, income distribution, financial and economic crises, the German financial system and the effects of austerity policies on health care provision in Italy.

Martina Sproll

Dr. phil., since 4/2016 Professor of Social Sciences (with a focus on structural change and the Welfare State in international perspectives) at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Previous positions as researcher and lecturer at several universities and research institutes (From 2000-2008 at the Institute of Social Research, Frankfurt/Main), most recently at the international research network desiguALdades.net and the Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. Since 2017 academic director of the international Master “Labour Policies and Globalisation” (The German programme of the Global Labour University).

Christina Teipen

Dr. phil., since April 2011 professor for social sciences with a focus on economic sociology at Berlin School of Economics and Law Berlin. Previous research positions at several universities, most recently at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).

Markus Wissen

Markus Wissen, Dr. phil., has a PhD in Political Science. He worked at several research institutes and universities on political ecology and socio-ecological transformation and has been a Professor for Social Sciences at the Berlin School of Economics and Law since October 2012.

Ryan Woodgate

Ryan Woodgate is a research associate at Berlin School of Economics and Law, where his work has thus far centred on tax competition and the influence of multinational corporations in Kaleckian models. He graduated with master’s degrees from the University of Paris 7 & 13 (MA Economic Analysis and Policy) and the Berlin School of Economics and Law (MA International Economics), and earned his undergraduate degree with first-class honours in Economics from the University of Edinburgh.

Jennifer Pédussel Wu

Prof. Dr. Jennifer Pédussel Wu joined the Berlin School of Economics and Law in 2008 as a Professor of Economics (Professor for Economics, in particular for world trade and international production). Previously, she was a Professor of Economics at the Ecole des Dirigeants et Créateurs d’Entreprises (EDC-Paris) and an Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris.

Reingard Zimmer

Reingard Zimmer is a Professor for german, european and international labor law at BSEL since March 2015. Before she worked in private enterprises, as visiting professor at the University of Hamburg and lead the research office of labor and social law at the WSI at Hans-Böckler-Foundation. Her research emphasis lies on anti-discrimination law, collective employment law, law of international labor organization, transnational collective bargaining and international commercial contracts.