Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos
Research Director
Executive Board
Key activities
  • Entrepreneurship Research and Innovation
  • Empirical Industrial Organization and Institutional Economics
  • Experimental and Behavioral Economics

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag SPEA Seminar
    Bloomington, USA, 17.11.2016

    Is There a Gender Income Gap in Entrepreneurship?
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin
    Berlin, 03.11.2016

    Griechenland: Wege aus der Krise
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag : Capital and Vision
    Berlin, 22.10.2016

    Innovationen und Exporte in Griechenland
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag Europa - wohin? : DAAD-Alumnitreffen
    Athen, Griechenland, 01.10.2016

    Griechenland: wohin?
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag Nottingham Business School Seminar
    Nottingham, Großbritannien, 28.09.2016

    When Entrepreneurship Pays
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Research Projects

    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    Evaluation of Business Coaching for Start-ups

    Themen: Arbeit und Beschäftigung, Betriebswirtschaft und Unternehmensorganisation, Dienstleistungen, Wirtschaftsordnung und Wirtschaftspolitik

    CV - Short Version

    Alexander Kritikos is Research Director for Entrepreneurship Research at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), where he was before Head of the Department ‘Innovation, Manufacturing, Service' since 2008 and Vice-President since 2010. At the same time, he is appointed as Full Professor for Industrial and Institutional Economics at the University of Potsdam, and Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, and of the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg.

    Born in 1965, he studied economics and political sciences at the University of Munich where he received in 1989 his degree as Diplom-Volkswirt. After a scholarship at the ‘post graduate programme for Applied Microeconomics' of the Free University of Berlin he received his doctoral degree in Economics at the Humboldt-University of Berlin in 1996 and his habilitation in Economics at the European University Viadrina in 2003. Alexander Kritikos was Research Fellow of the German Marshall Fund in Washington (1999), EU-TMR Research Fellow at Athens University of Economics (2000), and he is member of the Social Sciences Committee and of Economic Policy Committee of the German Economic Association. Since 2010 he is editor of Small Business Economics.

    His articles have been published in Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Kyklos, Reserch Policy and Small Business Economics. His OpEds have been published in various newspapers like Süddeutschen Zeitung, Handelsblatt, Cicero, Die Zeit, Havard Business Review, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Focus, and Kathimerini.