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Dipl.-Vw. Daniel Nientiedt

Research Interests:

  • Public Choice and Constitutional Economics
  • History of economic thought


Diplom-Volkswirt, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Abitur, Tulla-Gymnasium, Rastatt

Academic Positions

since 11/2016
Research associate, Walter Eucken Institut Freiburg

since 10/2014
Research associate, Chair for Economic Policy and Constitutional Economics, University of Freiburg, Prof. Dr. Lars P. Feld

since 09/2014

Lecturer at the European Union Center, Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), Freiburg

 – 02/2015
Lectureship at Freiburg University of Education

winter term 2013

Lectureship at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen


Essays in refereed journals

The Muthesius Controversy: A Tale of Two Liberalisms, History of Political Economy, 49 (4), 2017, pp. 607-630 (with Ekkehard A. Köhler).

Liberalism and democracy – a comparative reading of Eucken and Hayek, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 40(6), 2016, pp. 1743-1760 (with Ekkehard A. Köhler).

Ordoliberalism, Pragmatism and the Eurozone Crisis: How the German Tradition Shaped Economic Policy in Europe, European Review of International Studies 2(3), 2015, pp. 48-61 (with Lars P. Feld and Ekkehard A. Köhler).
Revised and shortened version of: CESifo Working Paper No. 5368, May 2015; Freiburg Discussion Papers on Constitutional Economics No. 15/4.



Ordnungspolitische Herausforderungen der Digitalisierung, study on behalf of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, May 2016, 71 pages (with Lars P. Feld, Annabelle Doerr and Ekkehard A. Köhler).


Articles in anthologies

Gustav von Schmoller, in: Alain Marciano and Giovanni Battista Ramello (eds.), Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer, New York 2017.

Michel Foucault: Die Geburt der Biopolitik, in: Karen Horn (ed.), Verlockungen zur Unfreiheit, Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zürich 2015, pp. 107-110.


Book reviews

Stefan Kolev, Neoliberale Staatsverständnisse im Vergleich, Lucius & Lucius, Stuttgart 2013, History of Economic Ideas 23 (2), 2015, pp. 223-225.


Working papers

The Metaphysical Origins of Order: Franz Böhm and the Concept of Natural Law, unpublished manuscript 2017.

The Relationship between Science and Politics in the Work of Walter Eucken, unpublished manuscript 2016.


European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET)

History of Economics Society (HES)

Wilhelm-Röpke-Institut Erfurt

Daniel Nientiedt

E-Mail: nientiedt[at]

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