Melina Ludolph
Ph.D. candidate in Economics

I'm a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Humboldt University Berlin. My research interests are banking regulation, financial stability, financial crises, and applied econometrics. 

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Humboldt University Berlin
Oct 2016 - today
Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis: Effects of Regulatory Policies on Bank-specific Risk and Financial Stability (Supervisors: Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. & Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger, Ph.D.)

Humboldt University Berlin
Oct 2012 - Jul 2015
M.Sc. in Economics and Management Science

Thesis: CoCo Bonds in Theory and Practice - A Contribution to Financial Stability? (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Franz Hubert)

New York University
Sep 2013 - May 2014
Visiting student

Field of study: International Relations

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Oct 2008 - Jul 2012
B.Sc. in Business Engineering

Thesis: Effects of a Financial Transaction Tax on Market Volatility (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Marliese Uhrig-Homburg)

Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires
Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
Visiting student

Field of study: Business Engineering

University of Potsdam
Oct 2020 - today
Research associate

Chair of Empirical Economics

Ellen-Key-Schule Berlin
Feb 2020 - Jul 2020

Mathematics and Economy-Work-Technology

Knuper UG
Jan 2019 - Sep 2019
Co-founder and M.D.

Head of Finance

Oct 2016 - May 2018
Specialist assistant

Deal Advisory - Valuation

Deutsche Bank
Jul 2015 - Jan 2016

Global Markets - Equity Research

Sep 2014 - Feb 2015
Student assistant

Public Policy & Economic Research

Apr 2012 - Jun 2013
Student assistant

Financial Services Consulting - Governance, Risk & Compliance

University of Potsdam
Fall 2019 & 2020
Teaching assistant

Introduction to Econometrics (B.Sc.), Prof. Dr. Marco Caliendo

Humboldt University Berlin
Spring 2020
Teaching assistant

Introduction to Econometrics (B.Sc.), Prof. Felix Weinhardt, Ph.D.

Humboldt University Berlin
Spring 2019
Teaching assistant

Introduction to Econometrics (B.Sc.), Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger, Ph.D.

Selected presentations
VfS Annual Conference 2020
Sep 2020

University of Cologne, virtual

23rd Annual International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance
May 2019

University of Crete, Rethymno (Greece)

MBF International Rome Conference on Money, Banking and Finance – XXVVII Edition
Dec 2018

LUISS University Rome, Rome (Italy)

16th INFINITI Conference on International Finance
Jun 2018

Trinity College Dublin, Monash University & Poznan University of Economics, Posen (Poland)

Honors & scholarships

Invitation to the 7th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Science

Ph.D. funding by Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP)

EXIST business start-up grant by German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Funding program GündungsBONUS for start-ups by Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB)

Scholarship for studies abroad by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Scholarship for graduate students through Tuition Incentive Program by New York University (NYU)

Scholarship for studies abroad by Baden-Württemberg Stiftung

Language skills
Software skills