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Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Member of the Executive Board

Head of Entrepreneurship Research Group

Member of Department of the Firms and Markets Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Alexander Kritikos has been a scientific member of the board of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since May 2021. Before he was 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 Business Venturing, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Research Policy and Small Business Economics. His OpEds have been published in various newspapers like Süddeutsche Zeitung, Handelsblatt, Cicero, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Focus, Der Tagesspiegel, Harvard Business Review, and Kathimerini.

Publications

Journal of Population Economics volume 34

COVID-19: a crisis of the female self-employed

2021 | Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Journal of Business Venturing 33(6)

Business Cycles and Start-ups across Industries: an Empirical Analysis for German Regions

2018 | Alexander Konon, Michael Fritsch, and Alexander S. Kritikos
Research Policy 45

The Link between R&D, Innovation and Productivity: Are Micro Firms Different?

2016 | Julian Baumann and Alexander S. Kritikos
Economics Letters 141

Influence in the Face of Impunity

2016 | Jonathan Tan and Alexander S. Kritikos
Small Business Economics 42

Characteristics and the Decisions to Become and Stay Self-Employed

2014 | Marco Caliendo, Frank Fossen and Alexander S. Kritikos Personality
Diskussionspapiere 2002 / 2022

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

2022| Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
DIW Wochenbericht 14 / 2022

Tankrabatt: Klientelpolitik 2.0 statt ordnungspolitischer Kompass: Kommentar

2022| Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Kriwoluzky
DIW Wochenbericht 44 / 2021

Merkel in Griechenland: Die ungeliebte Retterin: Kommentar

2021| Alexander S. Kritikos
DIW Wochenbericht 39 / 2021

Grüne und FDP werden wohl dabei sein: Kommentar

2021| Alexander S. Kritikos
Diskussionspapiere 1960 / 2021

The Productivity Puzzle in Business Services

2021| Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch, Caroline Stiel
Monographien

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

Bonn: IZA, 2022, II, 65 S.
(Discussion paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 15260)
| Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Monographien

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

Potsdam: CEPA, 2022, II, 65 S.
(CEPA Discussion Papers ; 46)
| Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Weitere Aufsätze

Negative ökonomische und gesundheitliche Auswirkungen der COVID-19-Pandemie auf Selbständige

In: Lutz Bellmann, Wenzel Matiaske (Hrsg.) , Sozio-Ökonomik der Corona-Krise
Marburg : Metropolis Verl.
S. 139-165
Jahrbuch Ökonomie und Gesellschaft ; 33
| Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Die FDP und das Comeback der Klientelpolitik

In: Die Welt (29.03.2022), S. 7 | Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Kriwoluzky
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Personality Characteristics and the Decision to Hire

In: Industrial and Corporate Change (2021), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-10-04] | Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos

Lectures

Vortrag

Berlin as a Start-up City

Alexander S. Kritikos,
Berlin, 14.04.2022
| King's College London in Berlin
Vortrag

Covid-19 and the Economic and Mental Health Effects for the Self-Employed

Alexander S. Kritikos,
[Online], 11.04.2022
| Adam Smith Seminar: CCR München [Online]
Diskussionsteilnahme

Diskussionsteilnahme

Alexander S. Kritikos
[Online], 01.04.2022
| I epíptōsī tou polémou stīn Oukranía stis oikonomíes tīs Eurṓpīs: IOBE 2022 - e-Syzītī́seis
Vortrag

The Productivity Puzzle in Business Services

Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch
[Online], 10.03.2022
| OECD: Webinar
Vortrag

Covid-19: A Crisis of the Female Self-employed

Alexander S. Kritikos, Daniel Graeber, Johannes Seebauer
[Online], 16.12.2021
| Joint Research Centre, European Commission [Virtually]

Research Projects

Research Project

INNOMSME

Current Project| Entrepreneurship
Research Project

Evaluation of Business Coaching for Start-ups

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
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