Dr. Marie-Catherine Riekhof, Dipl.-Volksw.

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born on 21st May 1984
  • Abitur 2003 at the Gymnasium Lerchenfeld, Hamburg
  • Studies at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (October 2003 - May 2008), Graduation as "Diplom-Volkswirtin"
  • Semester abroad at the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid, Spain (September 2005 - February 2006)
  • Study Trip to China in April 2006
  • Internship at the KfW Development Bank in 2006 in the department for latinamerican countries and for economics, Frankfurt am Main
  • Internship at Enicalsa, a German-Nicaraguan firm which provides solar-cell solutions, Léon, Nicaragua in 2007 (with funding from the DAAD)
  • Diploma thesis on "Struktur der Elektrizitätsversorgung in ausgewählten Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern - Eine vergleichende Studie"
  • Research assistant at the Institute of Regional Research since May 2008
  • Working for the project TEN-Connect: "Traffic flow: Scenario, traffic forecast and analysis of traffic on the TEN-T, taking into consideration the external dimension of the Union", a service contract for the European Commission, DG TREN, Directorate B – Trans European Networks, Energy and Transport, 2008
  • Doctoral Programme "Quantitative Economics" at CAU since October 2008
  • Worldbank Consultant for Interprated Coastal Zone Management Project in Orissa, India 2010 and 2011


  • Teaching: Tutor for main (diplomer and master) study course "Wachstumstheorie" (Growth Theory) at CAU, winter term 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/2011 summer term 2009, 2011
  • Teaching: Tutor for phd study course CGE Analysis at CAU, summer term 2009, 2011
  • Assistance for the seminar growth and exhaustible resources (Seminarbetreuung), summer term 2009
  • Teaching: Co-Trainer for CGE-Analysis at the INFRATRAIN summer school (Jönköping, June 14th -June 18th 2009)  
  • Assistance for the seminar Wachstum und Kultur (Seminarbetreuung), winter term 200/10
  • Teaching: Tutor for Bachelor course Microeconomics, summer term 2010
  • Assistance for the seminar Economic Growth and Resource Economics, summer term 2011