Academic positions

since 10/2012
Manager of the Thinktank Open Europe Berlin

2011–2012
Professor for International Governance at the Rechts- und Verhaltenswissenschaftliche Fakultät, University of Bayreuth

since 2002
Lecturer at the Economics Faculty of the University of Freiburg

since 2010
Lecturer at the post-grad-colloquium “Soziale Marktwirtschaft” of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

since 2009
Research Assistent at the Centre for European Studies, Brussels

since 2009
Associate Fellow at the Ratio Institute, Stockholm

since 2008
Visiting Lecturer at the „Baltic International Academy“, Riga

since 2008
Boardmember of the „Zentrum für Ökonomische Bildung Siegen“ (ZÖBIS)

since 2007
Lecturer at the University of Witten/Herdeck

since 2007
Member of the Council of Economic Policy (Ordnungspolitischen Beirat) of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

seit 2003
Visiting Tutor at the Escuela Superior de Economía y Adminstración de Empresas (ESEADE), Buenos Aires, within the Ph.D. Programme doctorado en economía und doctorado en historia económica y socia

seit 2002
Rapporteur of the European Ideas Network (EIN) of the EPP-ED Fraction in the European Parliament, Brussels. Academic Leader and Rapporteur of the working group „European Governance“

since 2002
Academic leader of the „Juniorenkreis Publizistik“ of the Friedrich A. von Hayek Gesellschaft (with Karen Horn)

2002–2012
Managing Research Associate at the Walter Eucken Institut

2007–2008
Lecturer at the University of Freiburg, the Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen and the University Witten/ Herdecke.

2006–2007
Friedrich August von Hayek Endowed Professorship at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck.

2006
Lecturer at the Zeppelin-University Friedrichshafen.

2004–2005
Deputy Professorship at the University of Erfurt.

2002–2006
Lecturer at the University of Freiburg.

2002
Lecturer at the University of Witten/Herdecke.

2001–2002
Design of the learning module „Ordnungsökonomik“ within the project „Internetgestützte Lehreraus- und -fortbildung‚ Ökonomische Bildung“ on behalf of the „Gemeinschaftsinitiative Soziale Marktwirtschaft“ (Bertelsmann-Stiftung and several German States).

2000–2002
Assistant/Habilitant at the Chair of Economics and Philosophy at University of Witten/Herdecke.

2002
Visiting Scholar at the New York University, Economics Department, New York, NY (USA).

1999–2000
Affiliate Assistant Professor at the George Mason University, Department of Economics, Fairfax, VA (USA).

1993–1999
Research Associate at the Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung von Wirtschaftssystemen, Abteilung Institutionenökonomik und Wirtschaftspolitik, Jena.

1991–1993
Assistant at the Institut für Allgemeine Wirtschaftsforschung, Abteilung für Wirtschaftspolitik at the University of Freiburg.