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Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Member of the Executive Board

Head of Entrepreneurship Research Group

Member of Department of the Firms and Markets Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Alexander Kritikos has been a scientific member of the board of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since May 2021. Before he was head of the Department ‘Innovation, Manufacturing, Service' since 2008 and Vice-President since 2010. At the same time, he is appointed as Full Professor for Industrial and Institutional Economics at the University of Potsdam, and Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, and of the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg.

Born in 1965, he studied economics and political sciences at the University of Munich where he received in 1989 his degree as Diplom-Volkswirt. After a scholarship at the ‘post graduate programme for Applied Microeconomics' of the Free University of Berlin he received his doctoral degree in Economics at the Humboldt-University of Berlin in 1996 and his habilitation in Economics at the European University Viadrina in 2003. Alexander Kritikos was Research Fellow of the German Marshall Fund in Washington (1999), EU-TMR Research Fellow at Athens University of Economics (2000), and he is member of the Social Sciences Committee and of Economic Policy Committee of the German Economic Association. Since 2010 he is editor of Small Business Economics.

His articles have been published in Economics Letters, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Research Policy and Small Business Economics. His OpEds have been published in various newspapers like Süddeutsche Zeitung, Handelsblatt, Cicero, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Focus, Der Tagesspiegel, Harvard Business Review, and Kathimerini.

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Publications

Journal of Population Economics volume 34

COVID-19: a crisis of the female self-employed

2021 | Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Journal of Business Venturing 33(6)

Business Cycles and Start-ups across Industries: an Empirical Analysis for German Regions

2018 | Alexander Konon, Michael Fritsch, and Alexander S. Kritikos
Research Policy 45

The Link between R&D, Innovation and Productivity: Are Micro Firms Different?

2016 | Julian Baumann and Alexander S. Kritikos
Economics Letters 141

Influence in the Face of Impunity

2016 | Jonathan Tan and Alexander S. Kritikos
Small Business Economics 42

Characteristics and the Decisions to Become and Stay Self-Employed

2014 | Marco Caliendo, Frank Fossen and Alexander S. Kritikos Personality
Diskussionspapiere 2009 / 2022

A Lasting Crisis Affects R&D Decisions of Smaller Firms: The Greek Experience

2022| Ioannis Giotopoulos, Alexander S. Kritikos, Aggelos Tsakanikas
DIW Weekly Report 19/20 / 2022

Companies Contribute Significantly to the Integration of Refugees in Germany

2022| Alexander S. Kritikos, Maximilian Priem, Anne-Christin Winkler
DIW Wochenbericht 20 / 2022

Bei der Integration Geflüchteter ist die Förderung der Sprachkompetenz zentral: Interview

2022| Alexander S. Kritikos, Erich Wittenberg
DIW Wochenbericht 20 / 2022

Unternehmen leisten einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur Integration Geflüchteter in Deutschland

2022| Alexander S. Kritikos, Maximilian Priem, Anne-Christin Winkler
Diskussionspapiere 2002 / 2022

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

2022| Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

In: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2022-06-08] | Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

I nea stratigiki simasia tis Elladas gia ti Germania kai tin EE

In: Ta Nea (10.06.2022), S. 24 | Alexander S. Kritikos
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Productivity Shock in Business Services

In: Small Business Economics (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2022-05-31] | Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch, Caroline Stiel
Monographien

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

Bonn: IZA, 2022, II, 65 S.
(Discussion paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 15260)
| Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
Monographien

Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

Potsdam: CEPA, 2022, II, 65 S.
(CEPA Discussion Papers ; 46)
| Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer

Lectures

Vortrag

Gender Effects in Wage Negotiations: Does Knowing Gender Affect Behavior or Outcomes?

Michalis Drouvelis, Jana Friedrichsen, Alexander Kritikos, Müge Süer
Basel, Schweiz, 11.09.2022 - 14.09.2022
| Big Data: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2022
Vortrag

Aktuelle wirtschaftliche Lage und Stand des Reformprozesses in Griechenland

Alexander S. Kritikos
Hamburg, 17.06.2022
| Deutsch-Griechische Juristenvereinigung
Vortrag

Folgen der COVID-19-Pandemie für Selbstständige – Einordnung auf Grundlage des SOEP

Alexander S. Kritikos,
Berlin, 18.05.2022
| Lehren aus der Pandemie: staatliche Unterstützung von Unternehmer:innen in Krisenzeiten? - Bertelsmann-Stiftung
Vortrag

Berlin as a Start-up City

Alexander S. Kritikos,
Berlin, 14.04.2022
| King's College London in Berlin
Vortrag

Covid-19 and the Economic and Mental Health Effects for the Self-Employed

Alexander S. Kritikos,
[Online], 11.04.2022
| Adam Smith Seminar: CCR München [Online]

Research Projects

Research Project

Evaluation of Business Coaching for Start-ups

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
Research Project

INNOMSME

Completed Project| Entrepreneurship
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