F.A.Z. Economist Ranking 2017


Faculty reaches Top Ten – Three researchers among Top 100

In the prestigious FAZ-Economist Ranking 2017 of the most influential universities the Faculty of Management and Economics (“Uni Bochum”) managed to rise two places in comparison to last year to 9th place. Among the top 100 German most influential economists are three faculty members: Prof. Dr. Christoph Schmidt (Chair of Economic Policy and Applied Econometrics), Prof. Manuel Frondel (Adjunct professorship of Energy Economics and Applied Econometrics) and Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer (Chair of Empirical Economics). The ranking is based on publications in scientific journals, citations in national newspapers and the high esteem with which these economists are regarded in politics and ministries.