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Achim Hauck

Achim Hauck

Associate Professor

Nottingham Business School


Achim Hauck is Associate Professor in Economics, Finance and Banking in the Department of Economics at Nottingham Business School and Course Leader for the MSc Economics suite as well as the MSc International Finance.

Achim's research on financial intermediation is widely published in outlets such as Economic Theory, European Journal of Finance, European Journal of Political Economy and the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. He serves as ad-hoc reviewer for academic journals on a regular basis.

As a course leader, he oversees the day-to-day running of the economics-related postgraduate courses offered at Nottingham Business School and has a leading role in the strategic development of the portfolio of these courses. In addition, Achim is member of the School's Academic Standards & Quality Committee.

Achim currently teaches Money and Risk as well as Macroeconomics at undergraduate level. At postgraduate level, he delivers modules on International Trade and Investment.

Career overview

Achim joined Nottingham Business School as an Associate Professor in February 2019. Prior to joining the school, Achim served as a Principal Lecturer at Coventry University (2016-2019), a Senior Lecturer at Portsmouth Business School (2013-2016) and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (2008-2013) and as a Lecturer at University of Leipzig (2002-2008), where he completed his PhD in 2008. He has also worked as an Economist at the Halle Institute for Economic Research.

Research areas

The focus of Achim’s research is on the interplay between financial intermediaries, monetary and economic policy, and the real economy in the presence of financial market frictions. It applies and advances theories of financial intermediation and contract theory with the aim to derive sound policy recommendations for financial regulators and the monetary policy authority.