Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Georg von Wangenheim

Address Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Universität Kassel
Nora-Platiel-Straße 4 (WISO A)
D-34109 Kassel
Room 3105
Telephone +49 561 804-1946
Telefax +49 561 804-3088
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Curriculum Vitae

since 2016 Vice-President of the German Law and Economics Association
2014-2016 Managing director of IWR
2012-2016 Member of the Board of the German Law and Economics Association
2010-2013 Dean of the faculty of economics
since 2009 Member of the academic advisory council of "Center for Research on Law and Economics" of the Free University of Bolzano
2007-2010 Chairman of the examination board of economic law
2007-2012 President of the German Law and Economics Association
2007-2008 Managing director of IWR
since 2005 Professor for foundations of law, private law and law and economics at the faculty of economics at the university of Kassel
since 2004 Editorial board member of "International Review of Law and Economics"
2002 Habilitation at economics at the department of economics of the university of Hamburg. Habilitation's title: "Strategic Interaction and Mutual Adaptation of Citizens and the State in Regulatory Licensing Procedures"
2002-2005 Research Associate at Max-Planck-Institut for the research of economic system in Jena
2001-2002 Post doctoral scholarship of the German Research Foundation at Graduate College „Law and Economics“ at the University of Hamburg
2001 Visiting research professor at the department of law at Universität Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
1994-2001 Senior Research Assistant at the Institute of Law and Economics, Law Faculty, University of Hamburg
1998-1999 Visiting Scholar, School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, USA
1994 Doctorate in Economics at Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg i. Br., title of dissertation: "The Evolution of Law: Causes and Consequences of Frequency Dependent Behavior in the Evolution of the Law"
1991 First State Exam in Law at Freiburg i. Br.
1988-1994 Research Assistant at the Institute for Evolutionary Economics, Faculty of Economics, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg i. Br.
1988 Diploma (eq. Master Degree) in Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken
1982-1991 Studied economics and law at the University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA and at the Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg i. Br.

Scholarships and Awards

2001-2002 Post doctoral scholarship of the German Research Foundation at Graduate College „Law and Economics“ at the University of Hamburg
4/2001 - 6/2002 Scholarship from Fundaciòn Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria as Visiting Research Professor at University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
9/1998 - 8/1999 Research fellowship of the German Science Foundation as Visiting Scholar at the School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, USA
1994 Friedrich August von Hayek Award for the best dissertation at the Department of Economics at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg i.Br.
9/1985 - 4/1986 Scholarshiop of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for studying at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
2/1985 Accepted for the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes"