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Welcome to the Chair of Economics, in particular Economic Policy, held by Professor Thomas Siedler (PhD)

Universität Potsdam
Photo: Karla Fritze

Teaching in summer semester 2024

Our current courses in the summer semester can be found here.


07.03.24 | Paper accepted

We are happy to announce that the paper titled "War, International Spillovers, and Adolescents: Evidence from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine in 2022" by Silke Anger, Bernhard Christoph, Agata Galkiewicz, Shushanik Margaryan, Frauke Peter, Malte Sandner and Thomas Siedler is forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (JEBO).

08.12.23 | Goodbye

Dr. Sönke H. Matthewes will be leaving the University of Potsdam. In January 2024, he will take up a new position as Assistant Professor of Applied Economics (tenure track) at Utrecht University. We wish him all the best and every success there.

15.10.23 | Welcome

We are pleased to welcome Jan Thewes to our team. He will support us in teaching and research as a research assistant with immediate effect.

01.10.23 | Research Semester

Prof. Thomas Siedler is on a research semester in the winter semester 23/24. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Margaryan or Ms. Pohle (assistant professor).

31.08.23 | DFG Project Approval

The German Research Foundation (DFG)  approves external funding for  Shushanik Margaryan’s and Thomas Siedler’s  research project „Climate policy co-benefits, air pollution, and population health“ in the amount of approximately 200,000 euros for two years.