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 - "It sometimes almost seems as if the techniques of science were more easily learned than
the thinking that shows us what the problems are and how to approach them."

(Friedrich August von Hayek)

Welcome to the website of the Chair of Economics and Statistics
and the Research Unit for Public and Nonprofit Enterprises

The following pages will give you an overview of our activities in teaching, research and transfer.

Enjoy reading!



Appointment as honorary professor at the RPTU

In November 2023, Prof. Dr. Marcus Sidki was appointed honorary professor at the RPTU - Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University Kaiserlautern-Landau.

Current publications

In preparation:

Krause, T., Polzer, T. & Sidki, M. (2023): Mind the Board! Board Efficacy, Managerial Role Dilemmas and Performance in Municipally Owned Corporations, in: International Review of Administrative Sciences, forthcoming.

Recently published:

Sidki, M., Boerger, L. & Boll, D. (2023): The effect of board members' education and experience on the financial performance of German state-owned enterprises, in: Journal of Management and Governance, DOI: 10.1007/s10997-022-09663-4.

Boll, D., Müller, H. & Sidki, M. (2022): Determining the drivers of earnings management among municipal enterprises: Evidence from Germany, in: Public Money & Management, DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2022.2076515.

Kraus, T., Ivanov, I., & Sidki, M. (2023): Blame or Gain? Is Institutional Trust impacted by the Perception of Political Influence in State-owned Enterprises?, Working Paper Reihe des Fachbereichs 3: Wirtschaft und Recht der Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, No. 30.

Current bachelor and master theses

Currently available theses at the professorship can be found here.

Contact us

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(Visitors / visitors: Ernst-Boehe-Str. 15)

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