Faculty of Economic Sciences

Dissertations in 2016

  • Dr. Dimitrios Minos
    "I'm just well nourished" - A study on Overweight and Obesity in Developing Countries
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 5 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Caroline Dotter
    Essays on Poverty Measurement and Trade
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 10 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Albert Kräh
    Managing Work and Private Life Demands Abroad - The case of foreign employees in Asia's high performing countries
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. Fabian J. Froese, Chair of Human Resources Management and Asian Business
    Examination date: 23 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Azusa Hitotsuyanagi-Hansel
    Voluntary turnover: Three studies on the role of identy and implications for retention management in East Asia
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. Fabian J. Froese, Chair of Human Resources Management and Asian Business
    Examination date: 23 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Gerrit Kimpel
    "Verhaltensreaktionen und Aufkommenswirkungen bei Einführung einer G(K)KB"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Oestreicher, StB, Chair of Business Taxation
    Examination date: 25 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Julia Brüggemann
    The effects of regulatory and financial policy instruments on innovative behavior. Experimental evidence
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research
    Examination date: 25 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Daniel Feser
    Experts and innovation - An economic analysis on knowledge-intensive business services and energy efficiency consultants
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research
    Examination date: 25 February 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Peter Hildebrandt
    Business Portfolio Restructuring - A multi-level Analysis of Strategies and Success Factors
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control
    Examination date: 8 March 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Kristina Marie Schlüßler
    On the role of financial derivates for the genesis and analysis of volatility in commodity markets
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Olaf Korn, Chair of Finance
    Examination date: 23 March 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Sophia Kan
    Essays on Globalization and Development: From Tajikistan to Uganda
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 5 April 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Juliane Zenker
    Decision Making Under Risk in Northeast Thailand: Emotions and Other Anomalies
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagener, University of Hanover (within the framework of the Research Training Group "Globalization and Development" (GRK 1723) founded by the German Research Foundation)
    Examination date: 15 April 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Iris Butzlaff
    The Challenges of Transition: Essays on Nutrition and Climate Change
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 21 April 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Rajius Idzalika
    Essays in Development Economics: Democracy and Education
    Supervisor: Prof. Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, Ph.D., Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research
    Examination date: 25 April 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Ulrike Zschoche
    Managing Employees: Determinants and Effects of Employee Ownership in Multinational Enterprises
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control
    Examination date: 29 April 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Lars Torben Schmidt
    Managing for Value - Determinants and Performance Implications of Value-based Management as an Integrated Management Control System
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control
    Examination date: 2 May 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Andre Hanelt
    Managing the Digital Transformation of Business Models - An Incumbent Firm Perspective
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 3 May 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Paolo Krischak
    "Liquiditätszusammenhänge zwischen Kassa- und Derivatemärkten" (Illiquidity Transmission between Spot and Derivative Markets)
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Olaf Korn, Chair of Finance
    Examination date: 3 May 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Henning Krüp
    IT Corporate Entrepreneurship - Identifying Factors for IT Innovations in Non-IT Companies
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 4 May 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Jan Christian Schinke
    Telling stories or solving problems? The 20-20-20 package and the efficiency of EU Climate Change Policies
    Supvervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Schwager, Chair of Public Economics
    Examination date: 24 May 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Philipp Spreer
    The Adoption of Interactive Service Technologies. Empirical Evidence from the Retail Industry
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Waldemar Toporowski, Chair of Retailing
    Examination date: 31 May 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Fatima Olanike Kareem
    Essays on the Implications of European Union Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures and Technical Barriers to Trade on African Exports
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brümmer, Chair of Agricultural Market Analysis, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
    Examination date: 2 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Leoni Eleni Oikonomikou
    Essays on Capital Markets
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Holger Strulik, Chair of Macroeconomics and Development
    Examination date: 2 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Nils Lerche
    "Die Integration der Prospect Theory in PROMETHEE am Beispiel der Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung von Konzepten zur energetischen Nutzung von Biomasse"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 8 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Björn Pilarski
    "Mobile Personalinformationssysteme. Empirische Erkenntnisse und Gestaltungsansätze zum Einsatz mobiler Anwendungen im Personalmanagement"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Schumann, Chair of Application Systems and E-Business
    Examination date: 10 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Atika Pasha
    Multidimensional Perspectives on Poverty
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 27 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Nathalie Scholl
    Economic Inequality: Causes, Consequences, and Measurement Issues. An Empirical Contribution
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 27 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Thierry Jean Ruch
    Consumerization of IT - Studies to Explore the Phenomenon and Implications for IT Management, Information Security, and Organizational Structures
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 28 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Patrick Axel Urbanke
    Essays on Predictive Analytics in E-Commerce
    Supervisor: Assistant Prof. Dr. Johann Kranz, Chair (,Juniorprofessur') of Management Information Systems and Methods
    Examination date: 29 June 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Bumi Camara
    Intrahousehold Decisions, Gender Inequality and Domestic Violence in Africa
    Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics
    Examination date: 7 July 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Everlin Piccinini
    Digital Transformation of Business - Understanding this Phenomenon in the Context of the
    Automotive Industry

    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 13 July 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Mariana Lopes da Fonseca
    The Political Economy of Electoral Reforms: A Tale of Two Countries
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thushyanthan Baskaran, Chair of Applied Microeconomics, University of Siegen
    Examination date: 14 July 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Christian Michaelis
    Competence Development toward Sustainable Operational Management: A Longitudinal Study in Vocational Educational Training
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Susan Seeber, Chair of Business Education and Human Resource Development
    Examination date: 21 July 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Stefan Hohls
    "Design, Implementierung und Anwendung eines dynamischen Mikro-Simulationsmodells zur Abschätzung von Steuerreformen in Deutschland und der Europäischen Union"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Oestreicher, StB, Chair of Business Taxation
    Examination date: 30 August 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Fabian Renatus
    A Method for Interactive Multi-Criteria Decision Support within Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Chair of Production and Logistics
    Examination date: 7 September 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Matthias Eisel
    Analyzing the Range Barrier to Electric Vehicle Adoption - The Case of Range Anxiety
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    Examination date: 9 September 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Stephanie Müller-Bloch
    Regulation of Disclosure and Corporate Governance: An Empirical Investigation of Economic Consequences
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jörg-Markus Hitz, Chair of Accounting and Auditing
    Examination date: 22 September 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Stephan Hensel
    Essays about Prerequisites for the Regulation of Risk Communication in Supply Chains with Respect to the European Community Regulation on Chemicals REACH (EC) No 1907/2006
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research
    Examination date: 24 October 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Katharina Lerche
    Student Performance in Higher Education: Ability, Class Attendance, Mobility and the Bologna Process
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Schwager, Chair of Public Economics
    Examination date: 2 November 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Melanie Jendretzki
    "Die Gestaltung der Personalentwicklung im Rahmen des Projektmanagements in der Schienenfahrzeugindustrie: Die betriebliche Weiterbildungsbereitschaft des Projektkernteams unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Rubikon-Modells"
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Susan Seeber, Chair of Business Education and Human Resource Development
    Examination date: 3 November 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Isabell Lenz
    Doing Well by Doing Good? New Insights into the Firm Value Implications of Corporate Social Responsibility
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Maik Hammerschmidt, Chair of Marketing and Innovation Management
    Examination date: 4 November 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Irina Alic
    Decision Support Systems for Financial Market Surveillance
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann, Chair of Electronic Finance and Digital Markets
    Examination date: 30 November 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Alexander Sohn
    The Regression of an Equitable Market Economy - Analysing Inequality in Germany from the Bottom Up Using Structured Additive Distributional Regression
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kneib, Chair of Statistics
    Examination date: 2 December 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Laura Jacobey
    Antecedents of Corporate Governance Effectiveness - Empirical Investigations on Interest Alignment, Board Monitoring, and Active Ownership
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control
    Examination date: 12 December 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Sebastian Firk
    Value-based management and firm performance - An empirical analysis of antecedents and contingencies
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control
    Examination date: 14 December 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Sebastian Renner
    Poverty, Inequality and the Decarbonization of Economic Development
    Supervisor: Apl. Prof. Dr. Jann Lay, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
    Examination date: 16 December 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Welf Weiger
    User Engagement in Social Media: An Individual-Level Perspective
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Maik Hammerschmidt, Chair of Marketing and Innovation Management
    Examination date: 16 December 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Kamila Danilowicz-Gösele
    Everyday Decision Making: A Theoretical and Empirical Study
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Schwager, Chair of Public Economics
    Examination date: 19 December 2016
    Abstract

  • Dr. Mirko Jan Zülch
    Activity in Social Media related to Business Events: The Case of Merger Announcements
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann, Chair of Electronic Finance and Digital Markets
    Examination date: 20 December 2016
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