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WI Institute of Rural Economics

Prof. Dr. Christian Hundt


Institute of Rural Economics

Am Markt 4
37671 Höxter
Telephone
01716821222
Email
christian.hundt@thuenen.de

Work and research focus

  •      Entrepreneurship: determinants and impacts
  •      Knowledge-based growth and development
  •      Firms, clusters, and agglomeration effects
  •      Macroeconomic shocks and regional resilience
  •      Public finance, Financial and Fiscal policies at the regional level

Additional informations

  •     since 01/2022

Professor for Rural Economics at the Leibniz University of Hanover (Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography)

  •     since 12/2021

Head of the Thünen Institute of Rural Economics

  •     05/2021-12/2021

Private Lecturer (PD) for Economic Geography at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Department of Geography)

  •     05/2021

Habilitation in (Economic) Geography (venia legendi), obtained at the Ruhr-University Bochum; Habilitation thesis: Stabilization and growth in challenging times - A multilevel perspective on regional economic resilience in Germany and Europe during and after the Great Recession; Habilitation lecture: The Corona Recession – Causes and the extent and effects of the crisis in Germany

  •     05/2019

Diploma (equivalent to Master) in Economics (Diplom-Volkswirt), obtained at the distance learning University of Hagen

  •     01/2018-04/2021

Lecturer for Economic Geography at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Department of Geography)

  •     01/2018-11/2021

Senior Researcher in the field of ‘Economy and Jobs’ at the Thünen Institute of Rural Studies

  •     04/2016-12/2017

Senior Researcher and Lecturer in the field of Economic Geography at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Department of Geography)

  •     04/2014-03/2016

Deputy Professor (W2) for Urban, Regional, and International Economics at the TU Dortmund University (School of Spatial Planning)

  •     10/2012-09/2014

Lecturer for Microeconomics and Macroeconomics for Students of Teaching at the TU Dortmund University (Institute of Sociology)

  •     03/2012

Ph.D. in (Economic) Geography (Dr. rer. nat.), obtained at the Leibniz University of Hanover; Dissertation topic: Explaining new firm creation in Europe: A multilevel analysis based upon data of individuals, regions, and countries

  •     04/2011-03/2014

Senior Researcher and Lecturer (since 2012: Postdoc) in the field of Economic Geography at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Department of Geography)

  •     05/2009

Diploma (equivalent to Master) in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann), obtained at the distance learning University of Hagen

  •     06/2006-03/2011

Junior Researcher (Doctoral Candidate) and Lecturer in the field of Economic Geography at the Leibniz University of Hanover (Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography)                  

  •     05/2005

Diploma (equivalent to Master) in (Economic) Geography (Diplom-Geograph), obtained at the University of Cologne

  • Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (GfR)
  • European Regional Science Association (ERSA)
  • Regional Studies Association (RSA)

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