Kathleen Kürschner Rauck

Kathleen Kürschner Rauck

Kathleen Kürschner Rauck

Prof. Dr.
Assistant Professor
s/bf-HSG
Büro 51-4017
Unterer Graben 21
9000 St. Gallen
Fields of research
  • Real Estate Economics and Finance
  • Economics of Migration
  • Spatial- and Urban Economics
Education

07/2020: Ph.D. in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.), summa cum laude, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

  • PhD thesis: Essays on Population and Housing Economics
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Kvasnicka
  • Second reader: Prof. Dr. Felix Noth

03/2015: M.Sc. International Economics and Finance, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

07/2010: B.Sc. International Management, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Professional Career

Academic Professional Experience

11/2020 - present: Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance, University of St.Gallen (HSG), Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance (s/bf)

09/2020 - 10/2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of St.Gallen (HSG), Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance (s/bf)

04/2015 - 08/2020: Research Associate, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Chair of Applied Economics

04/2014 - 03/2015: Research Assistant, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Chair of Applied Economics

11/2014 - 01/2015: Tutor in Macroeconomics, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Chair of Applied Economics

03/2014 - 10/2014: ISP Assistant, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, International Study Programs

10/2013 - 01/2014: Tutor in Macroeconomics, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Chair of Applied Economics 

Teaching Activities

Undergraduate level: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg & Otto von Guericke Business School

  • Introduction to Econometrics (english): tutorial using Stata (1 semester)
  • Macroeconomics (english): tutorial (5 semesters) & lecture (1 semester)
  • Macroeconomics (german): tutorial (3 semesters)

Graduate level: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg & Otto von Guericke Business School

  • Evidence Based Policy Analysis (english): tutorial using Stata (1 semester)
  • Macroeconomics (english): tutorial (2 semesters) & lecture (2 semesters)
  • Macroeconomic Analysis (english): tutorial (1 semester)
  • Population and Family Economics (english): tutorial (2 semesters) 
Awards

2019:

  • European Economic Association (EEA) Student Travel Grant
  • Royal Economic Society (RES) PhD Financial Assistance Fund
  • Conference Presentation Award for Young Researchers (Vortragsprämie), German Economic Association (VfS)

2018: Runner up for the Kraks Fond Prize for Best Student Paper

2016:

  • Conference Presentation Award for Young Researchers (Vortragsprämie), German Economic Association (VfS)
  • Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM) Teaching Prize (and ranked several times among the top five (two semesters) or the top three (two semesters) FEM teachers)
  • Conference Grant of the Royal Economic Society (RES)

2015:

  • Dean's List of Excellent Alumni (emphasis: International Economics and Macroeconomics), Faculty of Economics and Management, OvGU Magdeburg
  • Springer Gabler BestMasters Award

10/2008 - 02/2009: LEONARDO Da VINCI scholarship for vocational education and training, EULifelong Learning Programme 

Talks

2021 (incl. scheduled): AREUEA-ASSA Annual Meeting

2020: AEA-ASSA Annual Meeting

2019: PhD Seminar - Advances in Labour and Population Economics, Universität Hamburg (UHH); NTNU Business School Workshop & PhD Seminar; EEA 34th Annual Congress; ESPE 33rd Annual Conference, RES Annual Conference; PiF Research Seminar, University of St.Gallen (HSG)

2018: RWI PhD Seminar, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research; NTNU Business School Conference & PhD Seminar; 1st EAYE Workshop on Housing and Macroeconomics, Uni Leipzig; 15th IMISCOE Annual Conference; ERES 25th Annual Conference; 8th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association; CReAM Brown Bag Seminar, UCL Economics Department

2017: RWI PhD Seminar, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research; PhD Seminar - Labour Economics, Universität Hamburg (UHH); NTNU Business School Workshop & PhD Seminar; 1st CReAM/RWI Workshop on the Economics of Migration; German Economic Association (VfS), Annual Conference; AREUEA International Conference; ESPE 31st Annual Conference; 14th IZA Annual Migration Meeting (AM2) (Poster Session)

2016: ERES 23rd Annual Conference; RES Annual Conference

2015: RWI PhD Seminar, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research; FEM Research Seminar; 1st BeNA Labor Economics Workshop (Poster Session), Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)