Excellence in Research

The Gutenberg School of Management and Economics (GSME) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is one of the leading research institutions in Germany and the center of academic research in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The GSME is working closely with regional, national, and international partners in science and economy.

1. Projects Funded by Third Parties

Professorship Project name Period
Prof. Dr. Stefan Irnich Deutsche Post DHL: "Lexible Allocation of Delivery Districts" (180,000 Euro) 2014-2016
Prof. Dr. Stefan Irnich German Research Foundation (DFG): Continuation of the project "SynchroTrans" - Synchronization of Multidimensional Resources in Transportation (200,000 Euro)
2014-2016
Prof. Dr. Christian Dormann Australian Research Council (ARC): "The Significance of Psychosocial Safety Climate for Productivity, Health and Engagement at Work" 2014-2016
Prof. Dr. Daniel Schunk Jacobs-Foundation: "KIDS-WIN: Enhancing cognitive and motivational skills in children: An intervention study with primary school children" (490,000 Euro) 2012-2014
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel German Research Foundation (DFG): Financial contagion through market prices – Theory and evidence (184,145 Euro) 2012-2014
Prof. Dr. Daniel Schunk Fritz Thyssen Foundation: Reactivating the long-term unemployed more effectively: Evidence from a randomized controlled field study 2012-2014
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde German Research Foundation (DFG): Labor Market Policy and Poverty in the US – An Analysis based on Fokker-Planck Equations 2012-2014
Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss National Institute on Aging (NIA): Health dynamics, intertemporal choice, and the demand for prescription drug coverage (500,000 USD) 2011-2016
Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss National Institute on Aging (NIA): Exploring the Dynamics of Health and Wealth Using Linked Administrative Data (600,000 USD) 2011-2016
Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss National Institute on Aging (NIA): The Joint Evolution of Health and Assets in Later Life (600,000 USD) 2011-2016
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel JGU Internal University Research Funding: Systemic Significance of Banks – Evidence from the CDS Market (14,700 Euro) 2011-2012
Prof. Dr. Daniel Schunk UFSP Zurich: KIDS-WIN: An interdisciplinary intervention study with school children 2011
Prof. Dr. Louis Velthuis MANN+HUMMEL GmbH: Theory meets practice with MANN+HUMMEL 2011
Prof. Dr. Louis Velthuis KPMG: Accounting and Taxation in cooperation with KPMG 2011-2013
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Federal Ministry of Education and Research: Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Business and Economics -Adaption of existing Spanish language and American measuring instruments (WiWiKom) 2011-2014
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Federal Ministry of Education and Research: Coordination office of the funding initiative “Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education” (KoKoHs) 2011-2015
Prof. Dr. Stefan Irnich German Research Foundation (DFG): Multi-dimensional synchronization of heterogeneous resources in transport logistics 2010-2013
Prof. Dr. Daniel Schunk UFSP Zurich: The genetic basis of risk, time, and social preferences 2010
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Federal Ministry of Education and Research: A Multilevel Approach to Evidence-based Practice in the Educational System - Conditions, Processes and Effects (EVIS, collaborative project) 2010-2013
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia / Prof. Dr. Breuer The Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Cultural Affairs: Implementation of School Autonomy, Quality Management and a new Teaching-and-Learning Philosophy at Vocational Schools ) 2010 – 2012
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Federal Ministry of Education and Research: Assessing didactic competence of future teachers in the domain of business and economics 2009 – 2012
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel JGU Internal University Research Funding: Contagion among interbank markets during the subprime crisis (12,500 Euro) 2008-2012
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Federal Ministry of Education and Research: Innovative combination of teaching and learning institutions in higher education (ILLEV) 2008 – 2012
Prof. Dr. Roland Euler German Academic Exchange Service: The coordination of the exchange program with SGH Warschau (1,374,962 Euro) 1997 – 2011
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde Institute for Labor Market and Research: Where did the Unemployed Go? completed in 02/2012
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde International Labor Organization (ILO): Globalization, Trade Unions, and Labor Standards in the North completed in 12/2011



2. Editor of International Journals and Special Editions of Journals

Prof. Breuer (Chair of Business Education)

  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Computers in Human Behavior", Elsevier Publishing Company

Prof. Euler (Chair of Corporate Taxation)

  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Schriften zur Rechnungslegung", since 2000

Prof. Harms (Chair of Economics, especially International Economics)

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal of "Economic Systems", since 2009

Prof. Irnich (Chair of Business Administration, especially Logistics Management)

  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of "EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics"

Prof. Launov (Assistant Professorship for Econometrics)

  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Review of Income and Wealth", since 2008

Prof. Rammert (Chair of Accounting and Auditing)

  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Finanz- und Rechnungswesen", Nomos Publishing Company

Prof. Rothlauf (Chair of Business Informatics)

  • Editor of "Evolutionary Computation Journal" (ECJ), since 2006
  • Editor of "Journal of Artificial Evolution and Applications", Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2007-2010
  • Editor of "Information Sciences" (INS), Elsevier Publishing Company, 2005-2009
  • Guest editor of a special edition of "IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation" on "Analysis and Design of Representations and Operators", published 02/2006
  • Guest editor of a special edition of "KI - Zeitschrift für Künstliche Intelligenz"' (KI – Journal on Artificial Intelligence) on "Applications of Software Agents", published 02/2004

Prof. Schnabel (Chair of Economics, especially Financial Economics)

  • Editor of "The Economics of Transition", since 2008
  • Editor of a special edition of the journal "The Economics of Transition" on "20 Years of Transition in Banking" with Prof. John Bonin, Ph.D., Wesleyan University, USA
  • Panel member of the journal "Economic Policy" for 2012 and 2013
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal "Financial History Review", since 2009

Prof. Schunk (Chair of Public Economics)

  • Editor of "Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization", since 2011

Prof. Wälde (Chair of Chair of Economics, especially Macroeconomics)

  • Editor of "Journal of Economics", since 2004

Prof. Weder di Mauro (Chair of International Macroeconomics )

  • Editor of "Applied Economics Quarterly", 2003–2004

Prof. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia (Chair of Business Education)

  • Editor of "Journal for Educational Research online"

3. International Research Projects, Cooperations and Advisory Functions

Prof. Breuer (Chair of Business Education)

  • CRESST (The National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing) University of California (UCLA), USA
  • Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California (USC), USA
  • CEHD (College of Education and Human Development) University of Minnesota, USA
  • University of Agder, N

Prof. Harms (Chair of Economics, especially International Economics)

  • Brunel University, UK
  • International Monetary Fund, USA
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE

Prof. Heiss (Chair of Statistics and Econometrics)
  • Harvard University & National Bureau of Economic Research, USA
  • RAND & University of Southern California, USA
  • University of California, Berkeley, USA

Prof. Huber (Chair of Marketing I)
  • University of Calgary, CA
  • Cornell University, USA
  • Fordham University, USA
  • Karstad University, SE
  • University St. Gallen, CH
  • University of Manchester, UK

Prof. Irnich (Chair of Business Administration, especially Logistics Management)

  • Department of Quantitative Methods, University of Brescia, ITDTU
  • Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DKÉcole
  • École Polytechnique de Montréal, CA
  • GERAD (Group for Research in Decision Analysis), CA
  • HEC Montréal, CA

Prof. Launov (Assistant Professor for Econometrics)

  • ETH Zurich, CH
  • UC Louvain-la-Neuve, BE

Prof. Leisen (Chair of Banking Management)

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Brown University, USA
  • Ohio State University, USA
  • University of Waterloo, CA
  • University of Technology Sydney, AUS
  • University of Montevideo, Uruguay

Prof. Rothlauf (Chair of Business Informatics)

  • Icosystem Corporation, Cambridge, USA
  • College of Management, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), CA
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA University of Lausanne (HEC), CH
  • University Linz, AT

Prof. Schank (Chair of Economics, especially Microeconomics)

  • OECD
  • University of London, UK
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • University of Nottingham, UK
  • University of South Carolina, USA

Prof. Schnabel (Chair of Economics, especially Financial Economics)

  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, UK
  • Graduate Institute Geneva, CH
  • Princeton University, USA
  • Wesleyan University, USA
  • Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
  • Max Planck Institute, GER

Prof. Schunk (Chair of Public Economics)

  • George-Mason University, USA
  • Tilburg University, NL
  • University Zurich, CH
  • University of Innsbruck, AT
  • University of Lausanne, CH
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra, ES

Prof. Trautmann (Chair of Corporate Finance)

  • Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, USA

Prof. Velthuis (Chair of Management Accounting)

  • University of Vienna, AT

Prof. Wälde (Chair of Economics, especially Macroeconomics)

  • UC Louvain-la-Neuve, BE
  • University of Aarhus, DK
  • University of Bristol, UK
  • University of Glasgow, UK
  • University of Vienna, AT
  • Visitors program (selection): University of Bristol and LSE (UK), NYU and Berkeley (USA)

Prof. Weder di Mauro (Chair of Economics)

  • Research Affiliate, Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), UK
  • Advisory Group of Austrian Ministry of Finance, AT
  • Council on the Reform of the International Monetary System, US
  • Advisory Group of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, UK
  • Advisory Group of International Monetary Fund, US
  • Global Agenda Council on Fiscal Crisis, World Economic Forum, CH

Prof. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia (Chair of Business Education)

  • Centro Nacional de Evaluación para la Educación Superior (CENEVAL), MEX
  • Council of Economic Education (CEE), USA
  • Council for Aid to Education (CAE), USA
  • Educational Testing Service (ETS), USA
  • Griffith University, AUS
  • OECD (AHELO-Feasibility Study), F
  • Research Center for Education and the Labour Market, NL
  • Stanford University & SK Partners, USA
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Organization and in charge of the international start-up conference “Modeling and Measurement of Competencies in Higher Education” regarding a new BMBF funding initiative on February 24th to 25th 2011
  • In charge of the coordination office of the new BMBF funded research program “Modeling and Measurement of Competencies in Higher Education”, focusing on “International Networking” (http://www.bmbf.de/foerderungen /15285.php).

4. Academic responsibilities and Awards

Awardee Academic responsibilities and Awards Date
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel
Nominated to become member of the German Council of Economic Experts (coll. "Rat der Wirtschaftsweisen")
30.04.2014
Prof. Dr. Christian Dormann International Collaboration Award of the Australian Research Council (ARC)
2013
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Nomination for the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz prize 2012
Prof. Dr. Weder di Mauro Europa-Lily Award 2011
JProf. Dr. Jennifer Abel-Koch Associate External Fellow of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), University of Nottingham since 2011
Prof. Dr. Philipp Harms Deputy Head of the German Economic Association’s Research Committee for International Economics since 2011
Prof. Dr. Florian Heiss Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Contribution Award 2011
Prof. Dr. Franz Rothlauf Treasurer of ACM SIGEVO since 2011
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel Vice chairwoman of the Advisory Committee the German Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) since 2011
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel First prize at the Postbank Finance Award (50,000 Euro) 2011
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Nomination for the JGU Teaching Award 2011
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia National Research Coordinator of the BMBF-Funding Initiative „Modeling and Measuring of Competencies in Higher Education“ (KoKoHs) since 2011
Prof. Dr. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia Deputy speaker of the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers since 2011
JProf. Dr. Andrey Launov CESifo Distinguished Affiliate Award in Public Sector Economics 2010
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde External member of the Centre for Structural Estimation, Bristol University since 2010
Prof. Dr. Weder di Mauro Award of the Thomas Dehler prize 2009
Prof. Dr. Franz Rothlauf Conference Chair for the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009), Montreal 2009
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde Member of the Gutenberg Research College since 2009
Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel Deputy Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management (GSEFM) since 2008
Prof. Dr. Franz Rothlauf Member of the Executive Committee von ACM SIGEVO (Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation) since 2007
Prof. Dr. Weder di Mauro Named as “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum 2005
Prof. Dr. Louis Velthuis Member of the working group "Management Accounting" of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft since 2005
Prof. Dr. Stefan Rammert Appointed member of the Board of Examiners for the CPA exam by the Chamber of Auditors since 2004
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde Member of CESifo since 2003
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wälde External member of the Department of Economics, Université catholique de Louvain since 2001
Prof. Dr. Roland Euler Von der Wirtschaftsprüferkammer bestelltes Mitglied der Prüfungskommission für das Wirtschaftsprüferexamen since 1997