Teaching, Course and Website Content

Johannes Gessner
Ph.D. student in Economics
Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences (GESS)
University of Mannheim
B7, 3-5, Room 210
68159 Mannheim
E-Mail: jgessner(at)

Please choose e-mail for contact. You may consult Johannes for questions related to the course material and any of the webpage’s contents. Johannes will also gladly answer to feedback and suggestions related to the course’s online presence as well as the in-class sessions.

Johannes gratefully took over a very well prepared course and website from his predecessor Martin Reinhard, who developed most of the course materials and this website.


Administration and Organization, Website Content

Sebastian Herdtweck
Program Manager M.Sc. Economics
University of Mannheim
Department of Economics
L7, 3-5 – Room 4.05
68161 Mannheim
E-Mail: econgrad(at)
Phone: +49 176 87066498
Phone consultation hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10am – 12am

Outside of the telephone consultation hours, please choose e-mail for contact. There will be no callbacks from the given phone number.

Please address Sebastian Herdtweck for administrative and organizational issues, such as logistics of in-class sessions and more general questions regarding your master studies in Mannheim.