Faculty of Economic Sciences

Dissertations in 2015

  • Dr. Ossama Elshiewy
    The Impact of Voluntary Front-of-Pack Nutrition-Label Introduction on Purchase Behavior - Three Studies Analyzing Supermarket Scanner Data
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yasemin Boztuğ, Chair of Marketing, with focus on Consumer Behaviour
    Examination date: 27 January 2015
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  • Dr. Maria Carmela Lo Bue
    The Complementarities of Child Health Achievements in Developing Countries
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 6 February 2015
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  • Dr. Andreas Markstädter
    Four Essays in Experimental Economics: Informational Asymmetries in Markets and Endowment Heterogeneity in Public-Good Games
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Claudia Keser, Chair of Microeconomics
    Examination date: 9 February 2015
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  • Dr. Jutta Schuch
    References and Preferences: New Insights into Food Decision Making
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yasemin Boztuğ, Chair of Marketing, with focus on Consumer Behaviour
    Examination date: 13 February 2015
    Abstract

  • Dr. Kerstin Nolte
    Large-scale land acquisitions in sub-Saharan Africa - Determinants, processes and actors
    Supervisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Jann Lay, Chair ('Juniorprofessur') of Development Studies, with particular focus on Latin America
    Examination date: 19 February 2015
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  • Dr. Juanita Vasquez-Escallon, M.A.
    Beyond punishment: Achieving sustainable compliance with the law. The case of coca-reducing policies in Colombia
    Supervisor: Jun.-Prof. Marcela Ibañez Diaz, Ph.D., Leader of the Junior Research Group 'Development Economics', Courant Research Centre "Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing Countries"
    Examination date: 27 February 2015
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  • Dr. Holger Reulen
    Modelling Combined Transition-type Effects in Multi-state Models
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kneib, Chair of Statistics
    Examination date: 25 March 2015
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  • Dr. Jisu Yoon
    Partial Least Squares and Principal Component Analysis with Non-metric Variables for Composite Indices
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tatyana Krivobokova, Courant Research Centre "Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries: Statistical Methods and Empirical Analysis"
    Examination date: 24 April 2015
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  • Dr. Johannes Scheier
    "Rationalität und Qualität von Wirtschaftsprognosen" (Rationality and Quality of Economic Forecasts)
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research
    Examination date: 28 April 2015
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  • Dr. Roman Hilgers
    CEO Compensation in the Context of Corporate Sustainability - an Empirical Analysis of U.S. Companies
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control
    Examination date: 6 May 2015
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  • Dr. Steffen Lohmann
    A Contribution to the Empirics of Development and Globalization
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 8 May 2015
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  • Dr. Felix Johannes Häußinger
    Studies on Employees' Information Security Awareness
    Supervisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Johann Kranz, Chair (,Juniorprofessur') of Management Information Systems and Methods
    Examination date: 13 May 2015
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  • Dr. Victoria-Sophie Osburg
    Products consisting of materials based on renewable resources: Drivers of purchase intention, consumers' information needs and target groups
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Waldemar Toporowski, Chair of Retailing
    Examination date: 13 May 2015
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  • Dr. Kai Sebastian Gehring
    Political Economy in a globalized world - How politics, culture, and institutional incentives shape economic and political outcomes
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 22 May 2015
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  • Dr. Merle Kreibaum
    Microeconomic Analyses of the Causes and Consequences of Political Violence
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 22 May 2015
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  • Dr. Johannes Meya
    Microanalyses of Voting, Regulation and Higher Education
    Supervisor. Prof. Dr. Robert Schwager, Chair of Public Economics
    Examination date: 1 June 2015
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  • Dr. Simon Thanh-Nam Trang
    Adoption, Value Co-Creation, and Governance of Inter-Organizational Information Technology in Wood Networks
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 12 June 2015
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  • Dr. Junaid Ahmed
    Do migrant remittances matter? Nature, determinants and impacts of remittances to Pakistan
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 15 June 2015
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  • Dr. Simon Lange
    Essays in Empirical Economics
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 19 June 2015
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  • Dr. Martina Hesse
    "Entwicklung einer Methode zur Quantifizierung des Kaskadennutzungseffektes bei Holzprodukten"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 26 June 2015
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  • Dr. Lasse Becker
    "Wirkung föderaler Strukturen in der staatlichen Innovationsförderung"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research
    Examination date: 6 July 2015
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  • Dr. Heti Mulyati
    Supply Chain Risk Management Study of the Indonesian Seaweed Industry
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 7 July 2015
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  • Dr. Sebastian Kunte
    Contractual Relationships in the Absence of Formal Enforcement: Experimental Evidence from Germany and Kenya
    Supervisor: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Meike Wollni, Assistant Professor for International Agricultural Economics, DDepartment of Agricultural Economics and Rural Developmen, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
    Examination date: 15 July 2015
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  • Dr. Stefan Gröger
    IT supported management of third-party funding projects at universities - reference process construction, artifact design and potential benefits
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Schumann, Chair of Application Systems and E-Business
    Examination date: 30 July 2015
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  • Dr. Tobias Gohla
    "Fair-Value-Bilanzierung von Investment Properties nach IAS 40 - Konzeption und empirischer Befund"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jörg-Markus Hitz, Chair of Accounting and Auditing
    Examination date: 20 August 2015
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  • Dr. Bozena Thiele
    "Verrechnung von Marken im Konzern - Eine empirische Analyse zur Ermittlung umsatzabhängiger Markenlizenzpreise mit der äußeren Preisvergleichsmethode"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Oestreicher, Tax Division
    Examination date: 26 August 2015
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  • Dr. Henning Gösling
    Towards an online OR toolkit for humanitarian logistics
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 29 September 2015
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  • Dr. Hauke Vierke
    Macroeconomics and the Labor Market
    Binational doctorate of the Universities of Göttingen and Ghent (Belgium)
    Supervisor in Göttingen: Prof. Dr. Tino Berger, Chair of Empirical International Economics
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  • Dr. Mohammad Sadegh Taskhiri
    Modeling of a logistics network for wood flow from by-products and cascade utilization
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 7 October 2015
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  • Dr. Hendrik Johannes Schmidt
    Demand-Side Integration Programs for Electric Transport Vehicles
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 7 October 2015
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  • Dr. Martin Schmidt
    Asymmetric Public-Good Games - Experiments on Contribution Norms Encouraging Cooperation
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Claudia Keser, Chair of Microeconomics
    Examination date: 8 October 2015
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  • Dr. Ingo Karschin
    Development of a network-location-model for the economic optimization of local heating systems
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 12 October 2015
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  • Dr. Christian Tornack
    IT-gestütztes Nachfolgemanagement in Großunternehmen - Untersuchung von Einsatzpotenzialen und Gestaltungsansätzen für Entscheidungsunterstützungssysteme im Nachfolgemanagement
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Schumann, Chair of Application Systems and E-Business
    Examination date: 12 November 2015
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  • Dr. Ana Lucia Abeliansky
    Essays on International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Diffusion
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Holger Strulik, Chair of Macroeconomics and Development
    Examination date: 20 November 2015
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  • Dr. Anna Minasyan
    Aid, Politics, Culture, and Growth
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher, Chair of International and Development Politics, University of Heidelberg
    Examination date: 8 December 2015
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  • Dr. Shanna Appelhanz
    Tracking & tracing systems in value-generating networks for the industrial material utilization of renewable resources
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Schumann, Chair of Application Systems and E-Business
    Examination date: 17 December 2015
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  • Dr. Sebastian Ludorf
    "Besonderheiten von Produkten aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen und deren Auswirkungen auf die Wahl effizienter Koordinationsformen in B2B-Geschäftsbeziehungen"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Waldemar Toporowski, Chair of Retailing
    Examination date: 18 December 2015
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