The Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, has appointed Professor Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Christine Zulehner as a new member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Christine Zulehner is a Professor for Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Vienna since 2017. From 2013 to 2017, she was a professor at Goethe University Frankfurt; she is also an External Researcher and Fellow of the Center for Financial Studies (CFS) and the Research Center SAFE (Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe).
The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy independently with letters and reports on economic policy issues and decides on the subject of its consultations. The Advisory Board has 37 members, including Roman Inderst of Goethe University and Otmar Issing, President of CFS. The Advisory Board is chaired by Klaus M. Schmidt of the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich.
Christine Zulehner's research interests include industrial economics, competition policy, gender economics, and applied microeconomics. Her research has been published in international journals as the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of the European Economic Association.