Bisherige Themen

Undergraduate level

  • The Role of Metal Casting Technology Station for the Technological Development of SMMEs in South Africa (Bachelor thesis, 2013)
  • Der Stand der Wissenschaft bei "Infrastructure for Resources" (Projektarbeit WiIng, 2014)
  • The „Angola Mode“– The Chinese Way of Providing Official Development Assistance? (Bachelor thesis, 2014)
  • Eine Bewertung des chinesischen Engagements in China (Projektarbeit WiIng, 2015)
  • Öl und Gas als Faktor für Schottlands Unabhängigkeit aus ökonomischer Perspektive (Bachelorarbeit, 2015)
  • Does the Norwegian oil for development programme help to avoid the resource curse in the recipient country? (Bachelorarbeit, 2015)
  • Ursachen für die Entstehung und Maßnahmen zur erfolgreichen Bekämpfung des Ressourcenfuchs (Bachelorarbeit, 2016)
  • Iran after the lifting of their economic sanctions – newfound chances or resource curse? (Bachelorarbeit, 2016)
  • Bolivia's natural resource wonder and perhaps their way out (Bachelorarbeit, 2016)

Diploma theses and Master theses

  • Die Auswirkung der Mitgliedschaft Vietnams in der ASEAN (Diplomarbeit, 2011)
  • The Common Economic Space - integration project between Russian Federation, Republic of Belarus and Kazakhstan (Master thesis, 2012)
  • Perspectives for Foreign Investors in the Chinese Market for Solar Energy (Master thesis, 2012)
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the photovoltaic industry in emerging markets - reflections on the case of SMA's South American entry strategy (Master thesis, 2012)
  • In search for FDI-led growth effects in Central Eastern Europe (Master thesis, 2012)
  • Impact of Corporate Reporting on Inward FDI in Kenya: Case study of Publicly Listed Companies (Master thesis, 2013)
  • Competition Policy vs Open Innovation: Case of Pakistan (Master thesis, 2013)
  • Outward FDI from Central and Eastern Europe: Internationalization of Companies from Hungary, Poland, and Slovenia (Master thesis, 2013)
  • The Liberalisation of the Distance Passenger Travel Opportunities (Master thesis, 2013)
  • Oligopoly strategies for Volkswagen in the market for small electric multipurpose vans (Master thesis, 2014)
  • An Analysis of Imposing Wireless Carterfone Regulation in Germany (Master thesis, 2014)
  • Internationalization in the e-commerce - Entering new markets via affiliate marketing (Master thesis, 2014)
  • The Internationalisation Process of Innovative Technology Startups: An Application of Lean Startup Instruments  (Master thesis, 2014)
  • The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Extractive Industries for Economic Development in Ukraine (Master thesis, 2014)
  • Creating a theoretical framework to support firm-boundary decision - the case of a greenfield facility in Bahrain (Master thesis, 2014)
  • Ways to circumvent the resource-curse: concepts for a benign role of resources for economic development (Master thesis, 2014)
  • The Role of Infrastructure for Economic Development in Transition Economies – Experiences learned for Vietnam (Master thesis, 2015)
  • Market Entry Strategy for Kitchen Industry in Iran (Master thesis, 2015)
  • Implications of Renewable Energy in Bulgaria (Master thesis, 2015)
  • Resource-infrastructure swaps in Africa and their developmental implications (Master thesis, 2015)
  • The effects of export restrictions of critical resources  from mining in Indonesia (Master thesis, 2015)
  • Chinese Infrastructure Swaps: An Instrument for Economic Development? (Master thesis, 2015)
  • Does the Resource Curse knock on the door of Norway – a study of the resource dependence of the Norwegian economy (Master thesis, 2016)
  • Empowering Small Scale Famers through Sustainable Integrated Farming and Formation of Cooperatives (Master thesis, 2016)
  • International Competitiveness of China’s Labour Intensive Industry (Master thesis, 2016)
  • Determinants of China’s Real Estate Industry Outward FDI (Master thesis, 2016)
  • The role of FDI attracting policies in natural resources industries - example Alberta (Master thesis, 2017)
  • Resource-based Development in Botswana (Master thesis, 2017)

Doctoral theses

  • Economic Integration and Production Structures: The Case of the EU-15 and the Central and Eastern European Countries (external examiner of doctoral thesis, 2005)
  • Competition law implementation in developing and transition countries - theoretical and empirical considerations (supervision of doctoral thesis, 2007)
  • The Impact of integration with the European Union on the international competitiveness of the food processing industry in Estonia (external examiner of doctoral thesis, 2011)
  • Systemrelevante Finanzinstitute – Systemrisiko und Regulierung im europäischen Kontext (Zweitgutachter der Dissertationsarbeit, 2016)
  • The Role of Management in the Business Process (supervision of doctoral thesis, ongoing)
  • Optimization of Resource Management in Enterprises as an Opportunity for Business Development – with Application to Central Europe (2nd supervisor&examiner of doctoral thesis, ongoing)