Head of Chair

Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Trautwein

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Annegret Kock

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Catharina Schramm

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Prof. Dr. Trautwein

Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Trautwein

born 1957

Graduation in Economics, Universität Bremen

Doctorate (Dr. rer.pol.), Universität Bremen (Doctoral dissertation on wage-earner funds in Sweden)

Lecturer, Universität Lüneburg

1990 - 2000
Assistant and Associate Professor, Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart

Habilitation, Universität Hohenheim (Habilitation thesis on credit theories of the money supply)

since 2000
Professor of International Economics, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Call from Universität Hamburg (declined)

Dean of the School of Computing Science, Business Administration, Economics and Law

since 2009
Commissioner for China

2012 - 2018
Director of ZenTra, Center for Transnational Studies at the Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg


Visiting Professor or Researcher

Karlstads University (1991) University of East London (1992, 1993) Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs Universitet (1994, 1999) Università Cattolica, Milan (1997) Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (1998) Universidade de Brasília (2000, 2002) Linnaeus University Växjö (2003) Université du Havre (2004) Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (2004, 2016) Università degli Studi di Siena (2005) Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (2006) Università degli Studi di Trento (2006, 2007, 2017) Wuhan University (2006, 2009, 2014, 2017)  Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis (2009, 2012, 2013)  Universidad de Salamanca (2009)  Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (2013)  Lund University (2014)  Meiji University Tokyo (2019) Sciences Po Lille (2021)

Some Further Activities

  • Coordination of the PhD programme Globalization and Employment, 1998-2013

  • Chairman of the committee for PhD scholarships at the Evangelisches Studienwerk, Villigst, since 2010

  • Chairman of the History of Economic Thought Committee in the Verein für Socialpolitik (the leading association of German speaking economists), 2010-14

  • Member of the executive committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik , 2010-14

  • Member of the editorial boards of Oeconomia, Revue d'histoire de la pensée économique, European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, Economica Politica - Journal of Economic Policy and Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook

  • Book reviews and referee reports for Economia, Economics Bulletin, Economic History Yearbook, Economic Journal, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Historisk Tidskrift, History of Economic Ideas, History of Political Economy, International Review of Applied Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Global History, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Metroeconomica, Oeconomia, Revue d'histoire de la pensée économique, Review of Political Economy, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics as well as for domestic and foreign research councils (Canada, France, Italy, European Research Council)

  • Cooperation with the Centre of Economic Development Research (CEDR) at Wuhan University, with the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), Xuzhou, and with Shanghai University, in a Master programme with a China focus

  • Consulting and Research Memoranda for the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Lower Saxony (1988-89: Regulations of professions), the Federal Chamber of Maritime Pilotage (1989/90: Pilotage tariffs, peak-load capacities and employment risks, 1999/2000: EU Port Package and regulations in maritime pilotage), and the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs (2005/06, together with ZEW Mannheim: Methodological concepts of mid-term projections of potential output).

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