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 2022
Weltwirtschaftliche Entwicklung (B.Sc. VWL)
Interdisziplinäres Seminar Wirtschaft und Kultur Chinas (WKC)

Research Seminar
Labour Economics

Work in progress

A note on democratic transitions and humps. Mimeo, November 2021.

Research project on socioeconomic transitions (with Martin Paldam).

Recent publications

A hump-shaped transitional growth path as a general pattern in long-run development (with Martin Paldam). Economic Systems 44(3), 2020, 100809.