Christopher Roth joins ECONtribute


Christopher Roth becomes Professor in Economics and Management at the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute at the University of Cologne, starting July 1.

Roth received his PhD in economics from the University of Oxford in 2018. He is currently an assistant professor at the University of Warwick at the Center for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE). He is also a Research Affiliate at the Bonn Institute on Behavior and Inequality (briq).

In his research, Christopher Roth focuses on psychology and economics, political economy, and macroeconomic expectations. The combination of psychological knowledge with macroeconomics is based on Roth’s bachelor’s degree in psychology, which he earned concurrently with his bachelor’s degree in economics. In his most recent publications, for instance, Roth explores how labor market concerns and support for immigration are related.

Prof. Dr. Matthias Heinz, spokesman of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence in Cologne, appreciates Roth’s interdisciplinary approach: “Christopher Roth is an ideal addition to the cluster, both professionally and personally. His research is at the intersection of economics, psychology, business administration, and political science and thus ideally fits the profile of our cluster.  I am very much looking forward to working with him.”


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