Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos
Field(s) of work
Key activities
  • Entrepreneurship Research and Innovation
  • Empirical Industrial Organization and Institutional Economics
  • Experimental and Behavioral Economics

    Publications at DIW Berlin

    Aufsätze referiert extern - ISI (2019)

    Prediction Based on Entrepreneurship-Prone Personality Profiles: Sometimes Worse Than the Toss of a Coin

    Alexander Konon, Alexander S. Kritikos
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (2019)

    Griechenlands verlorene Jahre

    Alexander S. Kritikos
    DIW Wochenbericht (2019)

    Griechenlands verlorene Jahre: Kommentar

    Alexander S. Kritikos
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (2019)

    Griechenlands verlorene Jahre

    Alexander S. Kritikos

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag Rotary Club Berlin
    Berlin, 13.12.2018

    Wählerstruktur im Wandel
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag Entrepreneurship in Times of Increased Competition : Workshop
    Berlin, 13.11.2018

    Firm Size and Innovation in the Service Sector
    Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch

  • Vortrag Greece's Exit from the Bailout - The Day after : Konferenz der Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung
    Athen, Griechenland, 13.09.2018

    The Greek Private Sector Remains Full of Untapped Potential
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag Economy & Social Development : GIZ joint Symposium
    Bad Neuenahr, 12.09.2018

    The German Social-Ecological Market Economy : General Characteristics, Main Features and Current Challenges of a Unique and Successful Economic System
    Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Vortrag SOEP 2018 : 13th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference
    Berlin, 19.07.2018 - 20.07.2018

    What Makes an Employer-Entrepreneur?
    Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos

  • Research Projects

    Aktuelles Projekt


    Themen: Betriebswirtschaft und Unternehmensorganisation, Konjunktur, Wachstum, Wirtschaftsstruktur

    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.