Florian Biermann is a lecturer in economics, primarily teaching microeconomics to undergraduate students. He is module lead of the third-year module "Developments in Economic Theory" and the learning and teaching representative of the economics department.
Florian got his master’s degree in economics from the Free University Berlin. In 2006, he moved to Jerusalem, Israel, to pursue his doctorate in game theory at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (supervisor: Professor Eyal Winter). The Ph.D. degree was conferred in 2012. From 2011 to August 2017, he was an assistant professor at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) in Tbilisi, Georgia. Besides his academic appointment, he headed the “Social Policy Research Center” at the affiliated think tank ISET Policy Institute, a role in which he carried out applied economics projects for clients like the World Bank, UNDP, USAID, UNICEF, and others. In September 2017, Florian moved to Nottingham and started working at NBS.
Florian is interested in game theory and, more generally, in applying mathematics in social contexts.