Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt, President

Christoph M. Schmidt, born in 1962, studied economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany, where he received his degree as Diplom-Volkswirt in 1987, at Princeton University, where he received his M.A. in 1989 and his Ph.D. in 1991, and at the University of Munich, where he received the degree of Dr. rer. pol. habil. in 1995. Since 2002 he is president of RWI, Essen and teaches at the Ruhr-University Bochum. Since 2009 he is member of the German Council of Economic Experts, since March 2013 he is chairman of the Council. Between 2011 and 2013 he was a member of the Enquete-Commission “Wachstum, Wohlstand, Lebensqualität” (“Growth, Welfare, Quality of Live”) of the German Bundestag, since 2014 he is member of the Executive Board of acatech – Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften.

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Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer, Vice President

Thomas Bauer is currently professor of economics at the University of Bochum (Ruhr-Universität Bochum). Since February 2004 he is Member of the Executive Board of RWI, since 2009 he is Vice-President. He studied economics at the University of Munich. In July 1997 he obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Munich. From 1997-1998 Thomas Bauer visited the Rutgers University, USA. In September 1998 he joined IZA as Senior Research Associate and became IZA Program Director in July 1999. Since 2011 he is member of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration, since September 2016 he is chairman of the Council. Since May 2017 he is chairman of the Statistical Advisory Committee, which is acting as advisory board of the Federal Statistical Office (destatis).

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Prof. Dr. Wim Kösters, Member of the Board of Directors

Wim Kösters, geboren 1942, studierte Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster. 1968/69 folgte ein Postgraduierten-Studium an der Florida State University und an der Harvard University 1968/69. 1972 wurde er an der Universität Münster promoviert, 1982 habilitierte er sich an der Universität zu Köln. Bis 1991 war Kösters Professor für Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Universität Münster. Seit 1991 war er Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Theoretische Volkswirtschaftslehre I an der Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft der Ruhr-Universität Bochum; dort war er u.a. auch Inhaber des Jean Monnet-Lehrstuhls. Im Jahr 2011 wurde er emeritiert. Von 1996 bis 2002 war Kösters Mitglied des RWI-Forschungsbeirates, von 1998 bis 2002 auch dessen Vorsitzender. Seit dem 18. Februar 2003 ist er Mitglied im Vorstand des RWI.

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Staff

Dr. Lina Zwick

Research Coordinator within the Board of Directors
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-266
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-200

 

Laura Janisch

Assistant to the Board of Directors
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-511
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-200

 

Gerhard Kussel

Assistant to the Board of Directors
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-214
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-236

 

Anne Eggers-Lostermann

Eventmanager
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-240
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-200

Helge Braun, PhD

RGS Econ, Managing Director
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-512
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-200

 

Jenny Neumann

Project Assistant
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-280
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-200

 

Office of the Board of Directors

Andrea Cassel

Office, Board of Directors
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-229
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-236

 

Nicole Kodat

Office, Board of Directors
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-228
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Caroline Winkler

Office, Board of Directors
Tel.: +49 (0201) 8149-229
Fax: +49 (0201) 8149-236

 

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