Volker Nitsch

Prof. Dr. Volker Nitsch

Prof. Dr. Volker Nitsch

+49 6151 16-57261
+49 6151 16-57262

Homepage Chair of International Economics

Bleichstraße 2
64283 Darmstadt

Raum: S4|13 307


Office hour

  • To make an appointment, please contact Volker Nitsch.

Current Position

Previous Positions

  • Head of Division (2007-2009), KOF Swiss Economic Institute, Department of Management, Technology, and Economics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Junior Professor of Economics (2003-2009), Department of Economics, Free University Berlin (on leave, 2007-2009)
  • Senior Economist (1995-2003), Bankgesellschaft Berlin


Research Affiliations and Memberships

Visiting Experience

Major Grants

Conference Organization


Ph.D. Supervision

  • Johannes Rode, Renewable Energy Adoption in Germany: Drivers, Barriers and Implications (TU Darmstadt, 2014), First Supervisor
  • Kristoffer Möller, The Role of Amenities in the Location Decision of Households and Firms (TU Darmstadt, 2014), First Supervisor
  • Stephan Hitzschke, Urban Efficiency and Sectoral Structure: Empirical Results for German Cities (TU Darmstadt, 2014), Secondary Supervisor
  • Stefan Goldbach, The Impact of Finance on Trade and Determinants of Start-Up Innovations (TU Darmstadt, 2013), First Supervisor
  • Christoph Böhm, Risk-Adjusted Performance and Bank Governance Structures (TU Darmstadt, 2012), Secondary Supervisor
  • Cathérine Müller, An Econometric Analysis of Concerns about Terrorism (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and DIW Berlin, 2010), Secondary Supervisor
  • Sara Johansson, Knowledge, Product Differentiation and Trade (International Business School, Jönköping University, 2010), External Examiner
  • Carsten Elmar Roeth, Internationalisierungsstrategien für Logistikdienstleister: Eine ressourcen- und marktbasierte Untersuchung am Beispiel des ungarischen Marktes (TU Darmstadt, 2010), Secondary Supervisor
  • Robert Schönberger, Produktion folgt Logistik (TU Darmstadt, 2010), Secondary Supervisor
  • Nicolai Wendland, Spatial Transformation in Historical Perspective: Evidence from the Late 19th and Early 20th Century Berlin (TU Darmstadt, 2010), First Supervisor
  • Mark Vancauteren, Harmonization of Regulations and Trade in the Manufacturing Sector: Evidence for Europe (Institut de Recherches Économiques et Sociales, Université Catholique de Louvain, 2004), External Examiner


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