Prof. Dr. Peter Bartsch

Department of Cooperative Studies

Professor of Economics

+49 30 30877-2401

+49 30 30877-2019

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Alt-Friedrichsfelde 60

10315 Berlin

Visiting address
Campus Lichtenberg
Building 1, Room 1.1077 / .11078
Alt-Friedrichsfelde 60
10315 Berlin

1975-1980: Studied Economics at the University of Hamburg; graduated with Diploma in Economics

1980-1984: Research assistant at the Institute of Public Finance (University of Hamburg)

1984: Doctorate “Long-term effects of fiscal policy”

1985-1992: Assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Economics

1992-1998: Lecturer at various institutions of education; Study Director and Executive Director of a management school

Since 1998: Professor of Economics

Public finance


Microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic policy

Public finance


State debt

Expert adviser to the Ministry of Finance in Hamburg

Current problems of economic policy

Zur Theorie der längerfristigen Wirkungen ‚expansiver’ Fiskalpolitik, (Diss.), Finanzwissenschaftliche Schriften, Band 28, (Hrsg.: Albers, W. u.a.), Frankfurt, 1986

Ansätze zur Reform des Länderfinanzausgleichs, in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 1988, (mit Henning Probst)

A neoclassical growth model with government activity – some simple analytics, Diskussionsschriften aus dem Institut für Finanzwissenschaft der Universität Hamburg, 34/1990 (mit Georg Tolkemitt)

Did growth theory deliver any prescription, upon which public finance can rely?, in: G. Krause-Junk (Hrsg.), Public finance and steady economic growth, Proceedings of the 45th  Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, Buenos Aires 1989, The Hague 1990, (mit Georg Tolkemitt)

Member of the Verein für Socialpolitik (Association for Social Policy)

Member of the International Institute of Public Finance