Contact and research

Claussen-Simon-Professor of Economics

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
and University of Hamburg

GIGA Institute of Asian Studies
Rothenbaumchaussee 32
20148 Hamburg · Germany
Phone: +49 40 - 42 88 74-38
Fax: +49 40 - 410 79 45
Email: erich.gundlach at

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14-15 April 2014
Applied regression analysis with Stata (Graduate School)     
          Sommersemester 2014
Seminar Weltwirtschaftliche Entwicklung (B.Sc.)

Research Seminar
Labour Economics, Summer 2014

Work in progress

Mincer meets Lerner, Rybczynski, and Solow. Human capital externalities, factor substitution, and technology differences. Mimeo, March 2014.

A Monte Carlo study of the BE estimator for growth regressions (with Jan Ditzen). Mimeo, November 2013.

From religion to democracy (with Martin Paldam). Mimeo, September 2012.

Research project on socio-economic transitions (with Martin Paldam).

Recent publications

Look before you leap. Why politicians may have a point to be hesitant about the gains from trade (with Albert de Vaal). Economic Systems, 38(1), 2014: 89-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecosys.2013.07.009.
Online mathematical appendix.

Modeling external constraints on the hegemonic strategies of regional powers (with Sandra Destradi). Journal of Policy Modeling, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpolmod.2013.10.006.