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Research Associate Maximilian Langer, M. Sc.

E-Mail: langer@eucken.de

Telefon: 0761-79097-14

Research focus:
  • Public Finance
  • New Political Economy
  • Environmental Economics

Maximilian Langer studied economics and social sciences (B. Sc.) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and the University of Gadjah Mada in Indonesia. He then completed studies in environmental sciences (B. Sc.) and business administration (M. Sc.) at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg. There he wrote his master thesis on rebound effects with special reference to the New Political Economy and the economics of policy reforms at the Chair of Economic Policy and Constitutional Economic Theory.

After his studies in economics and social sciences, he first worked in an accounting firm. During his studies in Freiburg, he gained experience as a research assistant at the Institute of Geobotany as well as at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE). At the ISE he wrote his bachelor thesis on unintended consequences of development projects in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of his studies in environmental sciences.

Maximilian Langer joined the Walter Eucken Institute as a research fellow in March 2023. His research interests lie in the fields of finance, new political economy, and environmental economics.


2022 Master of Science, Business Administration, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg

2022 Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg

2018 Bachelor of Science, Economic and social sciences, Vienna University of Eonomic and Business

08/2017 – 12/2017 Semester abroad at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia


since 03/2023 Research associate at the Walter Eucken Institute, Freiburg

05/2022-02/2023 Research assistance, Fraunhofer Institute for Solare Energy Systems, Freiburg

03/2021-04/2022 Research assistance, Institute for Geobotany, University of Freiburg

10/2018-03/2019 Internship at Deloitte Services GmbH, Vienna

10/2013-05/2014 Voluntary social year (FSJ), Street Children Empowerment Foundation, Ghana