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Simon Decker

Simon Decker

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insb. Gesundheitsökonomik
Schützenbahn 70
45127 Essen

Tel. +49 201 183-3404

Simon Decker is a part of the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics since October 2011. Prior to that he studied Business Administration and Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His master's thesis provides an empirical analysis on the educational effects of kindergarten care in Germany using data of the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Reinhold Schnabel). During the course of his studies Simon Decker also worked as a tutor and research assistant at several chairs of the University of Duisburg-Essen and at the research institute RWI in Essen.

Main fields of interest: Applied Econometrics, Education Economics, Health Economics

Martin Fischer

Martin Fischer

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insb. Gesundheitsökonomik
Schützenbahn 70
45127 Essen

Tel. +49 201 183-6845

Martin Fischer joined the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS) in October 2011. He studied Economics and Statistics at the University of Hanover, Charles University of Prague and the Humboldt University of Berlin. His diploma thesis in economics deals with the applicability of quantile regression estimation methods for sample selection models. His master thesis in statistics investigates the effects of heterogeneity on the analysis of German immigrants’ earnings by using quantile regression methods for panel data. During his studies he worked as a research assistant for the Statistics department at University of Hanover and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin. Furthermore he gave tutorials in statistics and econometrics.

Main fields of interest: Applied Econometrics, Migration

Fabian Herrmann

Fabian Herrmann

National-Bank Scholarship

Technische Universität Dortmund
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Applied Economics
44221 Dortmund

Tel. +49 231 755-8153
Fax +49 231 755-5404

Fabian Herrmann joined the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics in October 2011. He studied Economics at the TU Dortmund University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In his Diploma thesis “Unconventional Instruments of Monetary Policy” he analyzed unconventional monetary policy in the context of a New-Keynesian model with heterogeneity and financial frictions. Parallel to his studies he worked as a student research assistant and tutor at the chairs of Macroeconomics (Prof. Dr. Andreas Schabert) and Applied Economics (Prof. Dr. Ludger Linnemann) at TU Dortmund University.

Main fields of interest: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Finance

Eliane Lambertz

Eliane Lambertz

Technische Universität Dortmund
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Volkswirtschaftslehre (Mikroökonomie)
44221 Dortmund

Tel. +49 231 755-3215
Fax +49 231 755-3027

Eliane Lambertz joined the Ruhr Graduate School of Economics in October 2011. She studied business mathematics (Wirtschaftsmathematik) at Technische Universität Dortmund. During her studies, she focused on operation research, finance and combinatorial optimization and microeconomics. In her diploma thesis, she analyzed "Cycle Decomposition in Genome Rearrangement". In addition to her studies, she worked at Technische Universität Dortmund at the chair of Microeconomics as a tutor and at the chair of Operations Research and Business Informatics as a tutor and student assistant.

Main fields of interest: Operations Research, Game Theory, Finance

Hamed Markazi

Hamed Markazi Moghadam

Technische Universität Dortmund
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Volkswirtschaftslehre (Mikroökonomie)
44221 Dortmund

Tel.: +49 231 755-3245
Fax: +49 231 755-3027

Hamed Markazi Moghadam joined the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics in October 2011. He studied Industrial Engineering (B.Sc.) and Social Economics Sys. Engineering (M.Sc.) at Sharif University of Technology in Iran. He then received Official Master Degree in Economics Analysis from Department of Economics in the University Carlos III de Madrid. In his master thesis he studied asymmetric effects of oil price shocks on the stock-market prices or indices using Multivariate GARCH type model (supervisor: Professor Alvaro Escribano). Another valuable experience during his studies was his engagement as teaching assistant in Statistics, Principle of Economics and Microeconomics courses.

Main fields of interest: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Applied Econometrics