Contact and research

Professor of Economics

Universität Hamburg and
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Universität Hamburg
Department of Economics
Von-Melle-Park 5
20146 Hamburg · Germany

Phone: +49 (0)40 - 42838 4589

Email: erich.gundlach(at)

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Sommer 2018
VWL-Grundlagenseminar: Weltwirtschaftliche Entwicklung (B.Sc.)

Research Seminar
Labour Economics

Work in progress

Jumps into democracy: Integrating the short and the long run in the Democratic Transition (with Martin Paldam). January 2018; forthcoming in Kyklos.
Supplementary Appendix.

How do high and low levels of social trust affect the long-run performance of poor economies?
(with Gert Tinggaard Svendsen). Mimeo, April 2017.

Research project on socioeconomic transitions (with Martin Paldam).

Recent publications

Introduction to Special Issue: Openness, institutions, and long-run socio-economic development (guest-edited with Josef C. Brada and Richard Frensch). Economic Systems 40(2), 2016: 195–197.

A Monte Carlo study of the BE estimator for growth regressions (with Jan Ditzen). Empirical Economics 51(1), 2016: 31-55.
Stata code for simulations.