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Research interests

Maik T. Schneider joined the department in January 2015. Previously he was an Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and a visiting scholar at the Economics Department at Stanford University (USA). Maik holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany).

Maik's main research interests lie in the fields of Innovation and Economic Growth and in Political Economy. His research has been supported by several research funding bodies and has been published in top leading journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior and the Journal of Economic Growth.

Research interests

  • Economic Growth/Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics

Willing to supervise doctoral students

I am interested in supervising new PhD students researching these topics:

Economic growth:

  • Inclusive growth
  • Innovation
  • Robots
  • AI
  • Healthcare innovation

Political Economy:

  • Voting
  • Lobbying

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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