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Honours and prizes awarded to members of the WiSo Faculty

(in alphabetical order)

Honours and prizes in 2017

  • Dr. Karina Copil received the 11th Werner Kern Prize for Production Economics Research for 2015 and 2016 for her dissertation "Capacitated Lot-Sizing and Scheduling with Scarce Setup Resources" at the Seminar for Supply Chain Management and Production.
  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Alós-Ferrer made the 20th place in the "Handelsblatt Ranking VWL 2017" in the category "Current research performance in the last 5 years".
  • Prof. Dr. Felix Bierbrauer won the "Prix Edmond Malinvaud" award for his paper „Efficiency, Welfare and Political Competition“, in cooperation with Pierre Boye.
  • Mr. Christian Czymara and Alexander Schmidt-Catran won the price of the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung for social science essays for their article „Wer ist in Deutschland willkommen? Eine Vignettenanalyse zur Akzeptanz von Einwanderern“ published in KZfSS . Furthermore, Mr. Czymara got an honorable mention for the Early Career Award of ESRA.
  • Prof. Dr. Werner Delfmann, outgoing president of the scientific advisory board of the "Bundesvereinigung Logistik" (BVL), was honored with a lifetime membership in May 2017.
  • Dr. Alexander Edeling received the "IMU Research for Practice Award" of the Institute for Market-oriented Management of the University of Mannheim for his dissertation  „Essays on Strategic Marketing Behavior and Its Financial Performance Implications“.
  • Prof. Dr. Oliver Gürtler is on the 14th place in the "Handelsblatt Ranking VWL 2017" in the category "Researchers under 40 (total research achievement)".
  • Prof. Dr. Axel Ockenfels was ranked 48th in the "Handelsblatt Ranking VWL 2017" in the category "Current research performance over the last 5 years". In addition, Mr. Ockenfels is appointed spokesman of the ceres thematic focus "Health and Society in the Digital Age" and member of the scientific advisory board of the "Karlsruhe Decision and Design Lab" (KD2Lab).
  • Prof. Dr. Merlin Schaeffer won the "Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship in Population Award 2017” of the "Section on Sociology of Population" of the American Sociological Association in cooperation with Joscha Legewie (Yale University).
  • Prof. Dr. Patrick Schmitz made the 22nd place in the "Handelsblatt Ranking VWL 2017" in the category "Current research performance in the last 5 years". In addition, he is awarded 34th place in the category "Lifetime achievement (total research achievement)".
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter was ranked 7th in the "Handelsblatt Ranking VWL 2017" in the category "Current research performance in the last 5 years". Also in the category "Life's work (total research achievement)" he made the 31st place.
  • Prof. Dr. Dominik Wied was ranked 57th place in the "Handelsblatt Ranking VWL 2017" in the category "Researchers under 40 (total research achievement)".

Honours and prizes awarded by the University of Cologne in 2017