Prof. Dr. Christoph Harff
Prof. Dr. Christoph Harff has been Professor of International Economics and Behavioral Economics at HSHL since 2017. He studied economics at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and master’s degree in economics at the State University of New York at Albany. He received his PhD in monetary theory and monetary policy from the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. Prof. Harff started his professional career at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt, London and Hamburg.
A further step in his career was a senior position in wealth management at the renowned Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie. At HSHL, Prof. Harff teaches and conducts research on, among other things, applied behavioral economics, such as how behavioral interventions (“nudges”) can help people make better decisions in areas of health, nutrition or finance. Prof. Harff is co-author of the book “Corporate Nudging – Changing Behavior Patterns in Organizations through Intelligent Nudges” (www.corporatenudging.com).