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Teaching faculty

  • Dr. Ha Le Van
    Dr. Le Van Ha completed his PhD study in 2014 with a thesis titled "Wage Differentials and Government Corruption: A Micro Survey Data Approach". Currently, his research continues to focus on using micro survey data to support research in macroeconomics, development economics and development economic policies. His teaching includes Introduction to Economics; Macroeconomics and Panel Econometrics. Field expertise:
    - Applied Econometrics;
    - Development Economics;
    - Monetary Economics.
    Taught courses:
    - 2014-2016: Introduction to Macroeconomics
    - 2016 - Now: Introduction to Economics; Macroeconomics; Panel Econometrics.
  • Dr. Hanh Le Minh
    - Vietnamese-German University, Lecturer in Business Management since September 2015
    - TU Braunschweig, Researcher and Research assistant from 2010 to 2014
    - Hanoi University, Lecturer in Business Management from 2008 to 2010 and from 2014 to 2015
    - PhD Business Economics from TU Braunschweig (2014)
    - MSc Business and Finance from North Wales University of Bangor (2007)
    - BSc Foreign Trade Economics from Hanoi Foreign Trade Economics (2005)
    Field expertise:
    - Sustainability and efficiency
    - Efficiency measurement
    - Small and medium-sized enterprises
    - Corporate financing structure
    - Management control
    - Data envelopment Analysis
    - Bank efficiency
    - Managerial decision making criteria
    Taught courses:
    Introductory Management(for foundation year students)
    Business Management
    Human Resource Management
    Organizational Performance Measurement
  • Dr. Lars Pilz
    Academic Career:
    Goethe University Frankfurt, Chair of Economic Development and Integration, PhD Economics (2009), University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, Free University of Amsterdam
  • Dr. Uwe Walz
    Academic Career:
    Goethe University Frankfurt, Tenured Professor, Chair of Industrial Organization (2002), University of Tübingen, Full Professor of Economics (1997), University of Bochum, Professor of Economics (1995), University of Mannheim, habilitation (1995), University of Tübingen, PhD Economics (1992), University of Tübingen, MA Economics (1988)
    Field expertise:
    Private equity, entrepreneurial finance and contract theory
  • Andre Groeger
    - Ph.D. in Economics (12/2016, summa cum laude), Goethe University Frankfurt
    - Dissertation: On the Causes and Consequences of Migration in Developing Countries
    - Committee: Pascaline Dupas, Guido Friebel (advisor), Rainer Klump, Michael Kosfeld

    B.A./M.Sc. (eq.) in Economics & Political Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt 2004-2011

    Research Visits
    - Department of Economics and Business, Pompeu Fabra University, 2015-2016"
    Field expertise:
    - Labour Economics
    - Migrations and Remittances
    - Economics of Natural Disasters
    - Social Networks and Institutions
    Taught courses:
  • Christian Janiesch
    Christian Janiesch is Assistant Professor at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität in Würzburg, Germany. He received his Ph.D., MSc, and a BSc in Information Systems from the University of Münster. Christian worked full-time at the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) in Münster, at the SAP Research Center Brisbane at SAP Australia Pty Ltd, and at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His research is at the intersection of BPM and BI with a current focus on real-time, event-driven applications. Christian has been reviewing for various ACM and IEEE journals as well as BPMJ. He is on the Department Editorial Board for BISE. He has authored over 100 scholarly publications. His work has appeared in CAIS, BPMJ, BISE, FGCS as well as various major international conferences including ICIS, ECIS, and HICSS and has been registered as U.S. patents.
    Taught courses:
    OWIN Information Systems
  • Christian Wilde
    Taught courses:
    Finance 3
  • Lecturer in Management Hitoshi Iwashita
    Management scholar with a focus on cross cultural management of Japanese multinationals.

    His diverse interests are based on human sides of management, organisations, culture, and management in cross cultural contexts. It ranges from organisational behaviour and theory to practical insights for both researchers and managers.

    As a former management consultant, he delivered strategy, organisational change, and leadership consultation to large Japanese multinational enterprises: NTT Docomo, Japan Tobacco, etc.
    Field expertise:
    Japanese and Asian management, International and cross cultural management, , Organizational theory and behavior, Human resource management, Strategy and leadership, etc.
    Taught courses:
    Human resource management for MBA

    Organisational behaviour for both undergraduate and MBA

    Cross cultural management for undergraduates

    Japanese management for undergraduates
  • Marius Gros
    Marius Gros is a Professor of Finance and Accounting at the University of Bremen. He holds a German PhD equivalent from Goethe University Frankfurt and is a Lecturer at Heidelberg University and Vietnamese German University, Ho Chi Minh City. His research interest is in international accounting and auditing as well as in corporate governance and enforcement of accounting standards. Field expertise:
    Standard setting and enforcement of accounting standards
    Capital markets and regulation
    Accounting in emerging economies
    Interdependencies between corporate governance and financial reporting
    Taught courses:
    At VGU and other universities:
    Orientation Accounting
    International Accounting
    German GAAP
    Accounting Theory
    Empirical Accounting Research
    Financial Analysis and Valuation
    International Corporate Governance
    Corporate Governance and Enforcement of Accounting Standards
  • Mark Wahrenburg
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    Field expertise:
    Banking and Finance
    Taught courses:
    Finance 2
  • Martin Kukuk
    "Vietnamese-German University, Lecturer in Finance and Accounting (2016)
    Full Prof. of Econometrics, Dept. of Economics, University of Würzburg, Germany (Sept 2002 - present)
    Assoc. Prof. of Empirical Research in Business Management, University of Magdeburg, Germany (Apr.-Sept. 2002)
    Habilitation in Econometrics and Statistics from University of Tübingen, Germany (2000)
    University of Tübingen, Akademischer Rat (equivalent to Assist. Prof. in Economics) (1996-2002)
    Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, Germany, Senior Researcher, (1994-1996)
    University of Konstanz, Post Doc (1993)
    Feodor-Lynen scholarship of the A.-v.-Humboldt Foundation (Jan.-Dec. 1992)
    Visiting Assist. Prof., Dept. of Economics at McMaster University, Hamilton/Ont., Canada (Jan.-Dec. 1992)
    University of Konstanz, Research Assistant (1988-1991)
    Dr. rer. pol. (equivalent to PhD in Economics) from University of Konstanz, Germany (1991)
    Dipl.-Volkswirt (equivalent to MSc in Economics) from University of Konstanz, Germany (1988)"
    Taught courses:
    Orientation Mathematics
  • Mehdi Hosseinkouchack
    Academic Career:
    Goethe University Frankfurt, Substitute Professor, Chair of Statistics and Econometric Methods (2014-2015); Post-Doc (2012-2014), Goethe University Frankfurt; PhD Economics (2011), Goethe University Frankfurt; M.Sc. Industrial Engineering (2005), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran.
    Field expertise:
    Applied and Theoretical Econometrics
  • Senior Lecturer Nhung Vu Thi Hong
    She is a senior lecturer in Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Vietnamese – German University. Her research interests span on impact evaluation, development economics, lab and field experiments, corporate finance, SMEs. She has published on Management Science, Economics Letters, Applied Economics,etc. Field expertise:
    - Impact evaluation, development economics, development finance, lab and field experiments, corporate finance, SMEs.
    - Field of expertise: impact evaluation
    Taught courses:
    - At Vietnamese - German University: Mathematics for Economics (OMAT), Finance 2 (BFIN), Finance 3 (PFIN), Behavioral Finance
    - At University of Groningen: Finance 1, Asset Pricing and Capital Budgeting.
    - At Can Tho University: Derivatives, Development Finance, Applied Econometrics, Research Methodology, Accounting Principle Standards.
  • Peter Gomber
    Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber holds the Chair of e-Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Frankfurt since December 2004. He is Co-Chair and Member of the Board of the E-Finance Lab, a co-operation between the Universities of Frankfurt and Darmstadt and a network of industry partners from financial services. In the E-Finance Lab, he manages the research layer „Electronic Financial Markets and Market Infrastructures“.

    His academic work focuses on market microstructure and auction theory, institutional trading, innovative concepts/technologies for electronic trading and post trading systems and information systems in Finance.

    Before joining the University of Frankfurt, he worked as a Director, Head of Market Development Cash Market in the Trading
    Field expertise:
    e-Finance, Market Microstructure, FinTech, Financial Regulation, IT in Finance
    Taught courses:
    WPM Electronics Trading and Exchanges
  • Prof. Dr. Savas Tumis
    Taught courses:
    Entrepreneurship (VGU)
    Leadership (VGU)
    Technology and Innovation Management (VGU)

    Entrepreneurship (TU Berlin, since 2004)
    Future's Search and Innovation Management (TU Berlin, since 2004)
    Technology and Innovation Management (TU Berlin, since 2004)
  • Dr Thanh Le Trung
    Research interesting in: Financial econometrics with modelling applications in finance: Econometric models with application in analyzing the behaviour of financial markets and assets, maximum likelihood estimation and forecast of financial models, volatilities and time-varying correlations modelling, behavioural finance, Value at Risk analysis, copulae modelling and estimation, multivariate volatility models such as Ccc, Dcc, Tdcc models, in-sample and out-of-sample evaluation of performances of financial models.
    Taught courses:
    Statistics, Introduction to Finance, WPM Quant Finance, WPM Financial Markets and Institution, WPM Time Series
  • Winfried Melcher
    Member of Flying Faculty - Goethe University, Frankfurt (since 2014)
    Director, Center for Accounting and Auditing, University of Rostock
    Honorary Professor University of Rostock, Auditing (2009),
    PhD Economics University of Rostock (2002),
    Assistant professor, University of Rostock (1999 till 2009)
    Diplom-Kaufmann (Master degree), University of Cologne (1984)
    Partner, KPMG (1995 till 2013)
    Manager, staff accountant, KPMG (1984 till 1995)

    Field expertise:
    International Accounting
    International Auditing
    Group Accounting
    Cost Accounting

    Taught courses:
    International Accountingc(PACC)
    International Auditing (PAUD)
    Cost Accounting (BACC)
    Group Accounting
    Financial Accounting
  • Michael Binder
    Michael Binder did his undergraduate coursework in economics, business administration and law at the University of Kiel, and received a Ph. D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. Upon completion of his Ph.D. he joined the faculty of the University of Maryland, where he was an assistant professor. Since 2003 he is a professor at Goethe University Frankfurt (Chair for International Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics), founding director of Goethe University's Ph.D. Program in Economics and program director for International Economics at the Center for Financial Studies (CFS) Frankfurt. Binder has been a Fulbright scholar, a Marie Curie research fellow, a scholar of the German National Scholarship Foundation, and has been the recipient of numerous teaching and advising awards. He has published on a variety of topics in macroeconomics and applied econometrics, and currently is an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and Empirical Economics as well as a fellow of the Center for Economic Studies Munich (CESifo). Binder has held visiting appointments at the University of Cambridge, the University of Magdeburg, at CESifo, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the Bank of Spain. His current research focuses on the investigation of econometric and computational methods for rational expectations and dynamic panel data models. Recent papers and ongoing work specifically address issues in consumption and saving, in economic growth, in asset pricing, and in exchange rate behavior. Field expertise:
    - Macroeconomics
    - International Finance
    - Econometrics
    Taught courses:
    WPM Empirical Macroeconomics: Business Cycles and Growth"
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