Prof. Dr. Tobias Knedlik

Dean
International Economics
Fulda University of Applied Sciences
Building 30, Room 105
Leipziger Straße 123
36037 Fulda
+49 661 9640-2801
+49 661 9640-252
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Tasks

  • Dean of the Department of Business
  • Member of the Extended Presidential Board of Fulda University of Applied Sciences
  • Chair of Departmental Council, Department of Business
  • Deputy member of the Departmental Council, Department of Business
  • Chair quality assurance funds awards committee, Department of Business
  • Head of the study programme „International Business Administration“

CV

Scientific career

  • 2015: Habilitation for Dr. rer. pol. habil. at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • 2005: Doctorate in economics (Dr. rer. pol.), on: "Optimizing monetary policy in emerging market economies by an international lender of last resort", at the University of Bremen, Germany
  • 2002: Degree: Master of Commerce in Economics
  • 2001-2002: Studies in economics at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • 2000: Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt (M.Sc. in Economics)
  • 1995-2000: Studies in economics at the University of Würzburg, Germany

Professional career

  • Since 2017: Dean of the Department of Business
  • Since 2014: Professor for International Economics, Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Since 2014: Research professor at Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), Germany
  • 2010-2014: Lecturer at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • 2010: Visiting professor at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • 2009: Visiting professor at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • 2008-2009: Visiting professor for International Economics at University of Erfurt, Germany
  • 2007-2017: Lecturer at Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt, Germany
  • 2005-2014: Research associate at Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), Germany
  • 2004-2005: Lecturer at Bremen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • 2002-2005: Research associate at the Institute for World Economics and International Management (IWIM), University of Bremen, Germany

Teaching Areas

  • International Economics
  • Priciples of Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Policy

Areas of Research

  • Finacial crisis prevention and forecasting
  • Monetary and exchange rate policy
  • International economic policy and international organisations
  • Economic growth, economic development and African development perspectives

Publications

Media responce

Current discussion papers

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Geraldine Dany‑Knedlik, Martina Kämpfe, Tobias Knedlik (2020): "The appropriateness of the macroeconomic imbalance procedure for Central and Eastern European Countries" Empirica - Journal of European Economics
  • Oliver Holtemöller, Tobias Knedlik and Axel Lindner (2018): "On the risk of a sovereign debt crisis in Italy", in: Intereconomics, Review of European Economic Policy, Vol 53 (6)
  • Knedlik, T. (2015): "The Usefulness of the Scoreboard of the Macroeconomic Imbalances Procedure in the European Union: Potentials for Reform" in: European Policy Analysis, 2015: 14, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (Sieps).
  • Knedlik, T. (2014): “The impact of preferences on early warning systems - The case of the European Commission's Scoreboard“, in: European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 34, S. 157-166.
  • El-Shagi, M., Knedlik, T., von Schweinitz, G. (2013): “Predicting Financial Crises: The (Statistical) Significance of the Signals Approach”, in: Journal of International Money and Finance, 35, 76-103.
  • Knedlik, T., von Schweinitz, G. (2012): "Macroeconomic imbalances as indicators for debt crises in Europe", in: Journal of Common Market Studies, 50(5), 726-745.
  • Dietrich, D., Knedlik, T., Lindner, A. (2011): “Central and Eastern European countries in the global financial crisis: A typical twin crisis?”, in: Post-Communist Economies, 23(4), 415-432.
  • John, J., Knedlik, T. (2011): "New IMF Lending Facilities and Financial Stability in Emerging Markets", in: Economic Analysis and Policy, 41(2), 225-238.
  • Knedlik, T., Ströbel, J. (2010): “The role of banking portfolios in the transmission from currency crises to banking crises - potential effects of Basel II”, in: Journal of Money, Investment and Banking, Issue 13, 5-20.
  • Knedlik, T. (2010): “A Cost Efficient International Lender of Last Resort”, in: International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 41, 105-120.
  • Knedlik, T., Scheufele, R. (2008): “Forecasting currency crises: Which methods signalled the South African currency crisis of June 2006?”, in: South African Journal of Economics, 76(3), 367-383.
  • Knedlik, T., Kronthaler, F. (2007): “Aid and Economic Freedom: an empirical investigation using the Heritage Index”, in: Journal of Development Perspectives, 3(1), 116-135.
  • Knedlik, T. (2006): "Are Botswana and Mozambique ready for CMA enlargement?", in: Botswana Journal of Economics, 3(6) September, 61-70.
  • Knedlik, T. (2006): "Estimating Monetary Policy Rules for South Africa", in: South African Journal of Economics, 74(4) December, 629-641.
  • Burger, P., Knedlik, T. (2004): "The MCI as a Monetary Policy Guide in a Small, Open Emerging Market Economy", in: South African Journal of Economics, 72(2) June, 366-384.

Books (edited or authored)

  • Achim Gutowski, Nazar Mohamed Hassan, Tobias Knedlik, Chantal Marie Ngo Tong, Karl Wohlmuth (Eds.) (2020): “Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth in Africa – Human Skills Development and Country Cases” African Development Perspectives Yearbook 2019, Vol. 21: LIT Verlag, Wien
  • Reuben A. Alabi, Achim Gutowski, Nazar Mohamed Hassan, Tobias Knedlik, Samia Satti Osman Mohamed Nour, Karl Wohlmuth (Eds.) (2018): "Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth in Africa - General Issues and Country Cases", African Development  Perspectives Yearbook 2018, Vol. 20: LIT Verlag, Wien
  • Wohlmuth, K., Alabi, R.A., Gutowski, A., Knedlik, T., Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, O. (eds.) (2016): “Africa's Progress in Regional and Global Economic Integration - Towards New Trade and Investment Policies”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 19, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Knedlik, T., Osakwe, P.N., Ramdoo, I. (eds.) (2016): “Africa's Progress in Regional and Global Economic Integration - Towards Transformative Regional Integration”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 18, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Kandil, M., Knedlik, T., Uzor, O. (eds.) (2014): “Macroeoconomic Policy Formation in Africa – Country Cases”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 17, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Kandil, M., Knedlik, T., Uzor, O. (eds.) (2014): “Macroeoconomic Policy Formation in Africa – General Issues”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 16, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Holtemöller, O., Knedlik, T., Lindner, A. (2013): "Die Europäische Schulden- und Vertrauenskrise: Ursachen, Politikmaßnahmen, Aussichten", IWH-Online, 3/2013.
  • Alabi, R.A., Alemazung, J., Bass, H.H., Gutowski, A., Kappel, R., Knedlik, T., Uzor, O., Wohlmuth, K. (eds.) (2011): “Africa and the Global Financial Crisis - Impacts on Economic Reform Processes”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 15, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Alabi, R.A., Burger, P., Gutowski, A., Jerome, A., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Urban, T. (eds.) (2009): “New Growth and Poverty Alleviation Strategies for Africa – Institutional and Local Perspectives”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 14, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Alabi, R.A., Burger, P., Gutowski, A., Jerome, A., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Urban, T. (eds.) (2008): “New Growth and Poverty Alleviation Strategies for Africa – International and Regional Perspectives”, African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 13, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Bass, H. H., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Wiegand-Kottisch, M. (eds.) (2007): “Economic Systems in a Changing World Economy – Festschrift in honor of Prof. Dr. Karl Wohlmuth”, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Eboué, C., Jerome, A., Mama, T. (eds.) (2007): "Africa – Commodity Dependence, Resource Curse and Export Diversification", African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 12, 2007, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Knedlik, T. (2006): "Optimierung der Geldpolitik in Schwellenländern durch einen International-Lender-of-Last-Resort", Peter Lang: Frankfurt a.M.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Burger, P., Hussain, M.N. (eds.) (2006): "Africa-Escaping the Primary Commodities Dilemma", African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 11, 2005/2006, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Ngogang, S. (eds.) (2004): "Private and Public Sectors: Towards a Balance", African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 10, 2004, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Wohlmuth, K., Gutowski, A., Knedlik, T., Meyn, M., Pitamber, S. (eds.) (2004): "African Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development", African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 9, 2002/2003, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Hozumi, H., Wohlmuth, K., Knedlik, T. (eds.) (2003): "After the Asian Crisis. Schumpeter and Reconstruction", LIT: Münster.

Articles in other refereed journals and books

  • Knedlik, T., von Schweinitz, G. (2011): „Zur Aussagekraft von Frühindikatoren für Staatsschuldkrisen in Europa“, in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 10/2011, 364-368.
  • Dietrich, D., Knedlik, T., Lindner, A. (2011): „Mittelosteuropa in der Weltfinanzkrise: Simultanes Auftreten von Banken- und Währungskrisen?“, in: Michler, A., Smeets, H.-D. (Hg.): „Finanzmarktkrise: Darstellung, Analyse und Konsequenzen“, Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.
  • Holtemöller, O., Knedlik, T. (2011): „Prävention und Management von Staatsinsolvenzen in der Europäischen Währungsunion", in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 91(3), 173-178.
  • Knedlik, T. (2010): "Im Fokus: Polen in der globalen Finanz- und Konjunkturkrise - Realwirtschaft trotzt mit IWF-Unterstützung den Finanzmarktturbulenzen", in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 4/2010, 192-195.
  • John, J, Knedlik, T. (2010): "Reform der Kreditvergabe des IWF erhöht die Stabilität in Schwellenländern", in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 3/2010, 164-173.
  • Knedlik, T., Wohlmuth, K. (2009): “Growth, Employment, Poverty Alleviation and Institutional Development – Lessons from Country Cases – An Introduction”, in Wohlmuth, K. et al. (eds.): African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 14, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London, 3-26.
  • Knedlik, T. (2009): "Auch 10 Jahre nach Euro-Einführung kann Wechselkursent-wicklung nicht fundamental erklärt werden, in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 1/2009, 59-64.
  • Knedlik, T., Reinowski, E. (2008): “The Africa dummy revisited – The African growth gap, Development Policy and the Realization of the MDGs”, in: Wohlmuth, K. et al. (eds.): African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 13, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London, 95-112.
  • Knedlik, T., Ströbel, J. (2008): “Internationale Unternehmen im Kontext von Bankenregulierung, Kredit-Ratings und Währungskrisen“, in: Krylov, A., Schauf, T. (eds.): Internationales Management – Fachspezifische Tendenzen und Best-Practice, 269-280, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Knedlik, T., Povel, F. (2007): "The state of convergence in SADC", in: Bösl, A., Breytenbach, W., Hartzenberg, T., McCarthy, C., Schade, K. (eds.): Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook , Vol. 7, 147-176, TRALAC: Stellenbosch.
  • Knedlik, T., (2007): „Determinanten des Erfolgs im Transformationsprozess der mittel- und osteuropäischen Länder “, in: Bass, H. H. et al. (eds.): Economic Systems in a Changing World Economy – Festschrift in honor of Prof. Dr. Karl Wohlmuth.
  • Knedlik, T., Knorr, A. (2007): „Vermögenspreisinflation“, in: Michler, A., Thieme, H.J. (Hrsg.): Monetäre Steuerungssysteme in der Welt: Analyse und Vergleich von geldpolitischen Strategien, Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.
  • Knedlik, T., Ströbel, J. (2007): „Führt neues IWF-Instrument zur Prävention von Währungskrisen?“, in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 7/2007, 269-274.
  • Knedlik, T., Ströbel, J. (2007): „Bankenregulierung: Basel II kann die Übertragung von Währungskrisen auf Bankenkrisen nicht stoppen“, in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 8/2007, 317-320.
  • Knedlik, T. (2006): "Signaling currency crises in South Africa", in: South African Reserve Bank: Macroeconomic Policy Challenges for South Africa, South African Reserve Bank, 197-217.
  • Knedlik, T., Kronthaler, F. (2006): "Entwicklungshilfe und ökonomische Freiheit: Besteht ein Zusammenhang?", in: Wirtschaft im Wandel, 11/2006, 338-344.
  • Knedlik, T. (2006): "International Trade in and Production of Primary Commodities: Interventions to Improve the Position of Countries and Firms in the Global Value Chain – An Introduction", in: Wohlmuth, K. et al. (eds.): African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 11 (2005/2006), 175-186, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Knedlik, T. (2005): "Optimale Geld- und Währungspolitik in Südafrika – Modellierung und Schätzung", in: Berichte der Internationalen Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung Weltwirtschaft und Weltpolitik e.V. (IWVWW), 15(161), 37-60, Dezember.
  • Knedlik, T. (2004): "Monetary Policy and Private Sector Development. The Case of South Africa", in: Wohlmuth, K. et al. (eds.): African Development Perspectives Yearbook, No. 9 (2002/2003), 115-138, LIT: Münster, Hamburg, London.
  • Knedlik, T. (2003): "The Contribution of SADC Central Banks to Regional Integration", in: Hansohm, D. et al. (eds.), Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook, Vol. 3, 45-58, Gamsberg Macmillan: Windhoek.
  • Knedlik, T. (2002): "Possibilities and limitations of intra-regional exchange rate policy in Southern Africa", in: Hansohm, D. et al. (eds.), Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook, Vol. 2, 83-101, Gamsberg Macmillan: Windhoek.
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