Dr. Peter Schmidt

Dr. Peter Schmidt

Dr. Peter Schmidt

Research Assistant

 

Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Straße 89
Building: 01, Room: 2.46

 

consulting hours
During lecture periods : Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (please make an appointment via mail).
During lecture free periods: only upon request.

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

  • 2016-dato Research Assistant/Postdoc at the Chair of Economic Policy/International Economics, University of Potsdam

Education

  • 2016 Dr. rer. pol., University of Potsdam
  • 2009 Diplom Volkswirt, University of Potsdam
  • 2008 Master of Arts in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee USA (Master Thesis: "Minimum Wages and Employment: Theory and Empirical Evidence with a special emphasis on Germany")
  • 2003 Graduation Diploma ["Abitur"], Einstein- Gymnasium/ Oberschule an der Weide Berlin

Job Experience

  • 2009-2016 Research Assistant at the Chair of Economic Policy/International Economics, University of Potsdam
  • 2008-2010 Working Student at the TSB Innovation Agency Berlin GmbH - FAV (Accounting and Controlling); FAV
  • 2005-2009 Teaching at the Chair of Macroeconomic Theory and Policy of Prof. Fuhrmann at the University of Potsdam (Weekly Tutorial Classes in Macroeconomics); Institut für Makroökonomik Universität Potsdam

Voluntary Service

  • 2014-dato Research Advisor in the interdisciplinary project seminar/ lecture on sustainability ("Studium Oecologicum") at the University of Potsdam
  • 2011-2014 Financial and Organisational Advisor for the Exchange Programme between the Economics Department of the University of Potsdam and the Economics Department of the Universityof Wisconsin Milwaukee (UMW), USA
  • 2004-2008 "Lokale ERASMUS Initiative (LEI)" at the University of Potsdam (2 years as Financial Director ); LEI-Potsdam

Previous Scholarships and Awards

Dr. Peter Schmidt

Dr. Peter Schmidt

Research Assistant

 

Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Straße 89
Building: 01, Room: 2.46

 

consulting hours
During lecture periods : Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (please make an appointment via mail).
During lecture free periods: only upon request.

Fields of Interest

  • EU Regional Policy
  • Migration and (European) Integration
  • History of Economic Thought
  • International Political Economy
  • Property Economics
  • Financial and Labour Markets
  • Monetary Theory and Policy

Profiles

Memberships

  • Regional Studies Association - RSA
  • Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung - GfR
  • European Regional Science Association - ERSA
  • The Regional Science Association International - RSAI

Selected Publications

Articles

  • (2018): Market failure vs. system failure as a rationale for economic policy? A critique from an evolutionary perspective, Journal of Evolutionary Economics. (Springer Nature SharedIt)
  • (2013): "The EU Structural Funds as a Means to hamper Migration", in: Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft/Review of Regional Research, Vol. 33, pp. 73-99. (Download)

Working and Discussion Papers

  • (2016): "Internal migration and EU regional policy transfer payments: A panel data analysis for the EU-28 member countries", in: ERSA conference papers ersa16p172, European Regional Science Association. (Download)
  • (2015): "Market failure vs. system failure as a rationale for economic policy? A critique from an evolutionary perspective", in: Papers on Economics and Evolution #1504, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography. (Download)
  • (2015): "Market vs. system failure as a rationale for EU regional policy? A critique from an evolutionary economic perspective", in: ERSA conference papers ersa15p842, European Regional Science Association. (Download)
  • (2014): "EU regional policy: its theoretical foundations and policy conclusions revisited", in: ERSA conference papers ersa14p1560, European Regional Science Association. (Download)
  • (2012): "The EU Structural Funds as a Means to hamper Migration", in: ERSA conference papers ersa12p383, European Regional Science Association. (Download)
  • (2010): "Zu Migration und Strukturfonds im Binnenmarkt der EU.", in: MPRA Paper No. 23740. (Download)

Research Reports and Surveys

  • (2010): "Zu Migration und Strukturfonds im Binnenmarkt der EU.", in: Forschungsbericht Nr. 0210, Institut für Makroökonomik, Universität Potsdam, ISBN: 978-3-9812422-4-9.

Internet and Other Publications

  • (2013): "Der Euro - Was ist er? Wohin kann es mit ihm gehen?, in: 10 Jahre Euro - Was nun? Ein studentischer Ideenwettbewerb, hrsg. von: Hartmut Koschyk, Matthias Petschke, Karl-Peter Schackmann-Fallis, Metropol-Verlag Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-86331-123-0.