• 10/2007   Ph.D. (Dr. rer. pol.) in Economics, University of Bonn
  • 05/2002   Diplom, Economics, University of Bonn
  • 06/2001   MSc, Economics, London School of Economics

Former Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Economics (Akademischer Rat), University of Bonn, 2009-2015
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Mannheim, 2011, 2013
  • Research Fellow, Priority Programme of the DFG (German Research Foundation), "Institutional Design of Federal Systems: Theory and Empirical Evidence" (SPP 1142), 2003-2009