Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics

Handelsblatt ranking: Holger Strulik highest placed economist with workplace in Germany

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Prof. Dr. Holger Strulik, Professor of Macroeconomics and Development Economics at the Faculty of Business and Economics, is the highest ranked economist with workplace in Germany according to the current Handelsblatt economics ranking. He is ranked 4th overall, followed by Prof. Dr. h.c. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D. (Professor of Development Economics) and Prof. Dr. Helmut Herwartz (Professor of Econometrics) in 43rd and 62nd place respectively. As two years ago, Göttingen is ranked 6th in the ranking of the Economics faculties with the strongest research.

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Research areas

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Research conducted at the Faculty of Business and Economics focuses on research in "Governance and Compliance", "Global Change and Development" as well as "Marketing and Consumer Science". The concept of enlightened and conscientious innovation of economic actors (responsible innovation) forms the overall guiding principle of the three research areas. The academic researchers work on these topics using both diverse econometric and experimental research methods as well as formal analytical modeling approaches.

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