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Since November 01, 2015 Maria Kristalova is a PhD candidate in the working group of Jutta Günther at the University of Bremen. Maria Kristalova studied economics at the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI) and Business Administration at the University of Bremen (M.Sc. 2015). In her dissertation, she engages in analyses about the overall economic and structural impact of sanctions. Her master thesis laid the first foundation on this topic.

Current employment

since 11/2015                                                                            

PhD candidate Chair of Economics, Innovation and Structural Change (Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther), University of Bremen, Germany

Academic education and degrees

10/2013 –01/2016                                        
Master Studies in Economics and Business 1. Major: Innovation economics,
2. Major: Finance University of Bremen, Germany
Degree: Master of Science
10/2008 - 04/2013 Diploma Studies in Economics
Major: Finance and credit
Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics, and Informatics, Russia
Degree: Economist (with honors)


Publication (Journal with referee process)

Cantner, U.; Giebler, A.; Günther, J.; Meder, A.; Kristalova, M. (2017): Regional and technological impact on innovation networks in East and West Germany. Accepted for publication and forthcoming in: International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics

Günther,  J.;  Kristalova,  M.  (2016):  No  risk  no  fun?  Foreign  Direct  Investment  in  Central  and  Eastern Europe. In: Intereconomics –Review of European Economic Policy, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 95-99.

Publication (Journal without referee process)

Günther,  J.;  Kristalova,  M.; Ludwig, U.  (2016):  Folgen der Sanktionen zwischen der EU und Russland für die deutsche Wirtschaft. In: Wirtschaftsdienst – Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik, Vol. 76, No. 7, pp. 524-526.

Workshops, Conferences and Summer Schools

22/08 - 25/08

6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Sciences

29/06 - 30/06

Heilbronner Symposium “Education. Science. Innovation”,Heilbronn, Germany Presentation: “Co-evolution of innovation activity and public innovation subsidies in German regions”

30/03 - 31/03

Input-Output-Workshop Special, Osnabrück, Germany Presentation: “Impact of EU and Russian sanctions on EU-27”

09/01 - 13/01 Research Stay at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia (financially supported by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service))
Economic Forum Russia, Halle, Germany, 
Presentation: "Russia - Sanctions. Economic Burdens and Opportunities"
08/08 - 21/08
Summer University “Informatica Feminale”, Bremen, Germany
Attended courses: Introduction into PHP-Programming
Soft skills trainings
11/07 – 15/07 University of Groningen Summer School "Globalization and Inequality", Groningen, the Netherlands
Presentation: "Impact of EU and Russian sanctions on sectors in the German economy and EU-27"
02/05 Eurostat Workshop on data use and various thematic applications
19/04 – 22/04
XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, Moscow, Russia
Presentation: "Short term macroeconomic effects of public R&D spending under conditions of an economic crisis"
31/03 – 01/04 8. Input-Output Workshop, Osnabrück, Germany
Presentation: "Impact of EU-sanctions and Russian sanctions on sectors in the German economy
13/11 – 14/11 Meeting of the DGO economics group "One size does not fit them all", Berlin, Germany
Presentation "Impact of sanctions on the German economy: Research concept and preliminary results"
27/09 – 02/10 9th International Research Workshop "Methods for PhD", Flensburg/Germany, Sønderborg/Denmark
Attended courses:
Data Analysis with R
Analysing Panel and Spatial Data (with Stata)
Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling and Its Applications to Policy Impact Analysis
WiSe 2017/2018

Economic data analyses with Stata

SoSe 2017

Microeconomics (Übung)

WiSe 2016/2017

Applied economic research using Stata

Economics of Transition and Emerging Economies (teaching assistance for Prof. Jutta Günther)

22/08 - 25/08/2017 Participation in the 6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Sciences (financial support provided)
18/11/2016 Wolfgang-Ritter-Prize for the third best grade of the year in Master studies in the University of Bremen

Voluntary commitment / committee work

since 06/2017                                                                                                          Representative member in the Faculty Council of the faculty of Business Studies and Economics
since 05/2017

Women's Commissioner at the faculty of Business Studies and Economics

since 04/2016

IN-Touch Program for Refugees at the University of Bremen: Student partner and an organization committee member


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