Contact and research

Claussen-Simon-Professor of Economics

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
and Hamburg University

Hamburg University
Department of Economics
Von-Melle-Park 5
20146 Hamburg · Germany

Phone: +49 (0)40 - 42838 4589

Email: erich.gundlach(at)

My GIGA homepage   My UHH homepage   Econ Papers   SSRN author

Summer 2015
Growth Empirics with Stata (M.Sc.)
     21-25 September, 2015
Empirical Methods in Growth and Development

Call for papers
Economic Systems
Special issue on openness, institutions, and long-run socio-economic development

Research Seminar
Labour Economics

Work in progress

How do authoritarian regimes react to income shocks? Estimating the Wintrobe model of tinpot behavior (with Viola Lucas). Mimeo, March 2015.

Mincer meets Lerner, Rybczynski, and Solow. Human capital externalities, factor substitution, and technology differences (with Rasmus Thönnessen). Mimeo, April 2014.

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

Recent publications

A Monte Carlo study of the BE estimator for growth regressions (with Jan Ditzen). Mimeo, May 2015. Empirical Economics (forthcoming).
Stata code for simulations.