PD Dr. Felix Roth

Since 2023, Felix Roth is a Senior Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Economics at the University of Hamburg. There he successfully completed his habilitation in economics on the topic of “Intangible Capital and Labour Productivity Growth and Determinants of Public Support for the Euro“ in June 2020. His doctoral thesis in economics was jointly supervised by the London School of Economics and the University of Göttingen where he earned his PhD in Economics in 2007. In his academic research, PD Dr. Roth concentrates on the relationship between intangible capital and productivity growth, as well as on the economics and political economy of EMU and the euro. He has published his research results in leading and well recognized international journals in his field, such as Journal of Common Market Studies, Review of Income and Wealth, Industry and Innovation, Science and Public Policy, Empirica, and Kyklos, as monographs with renowned academic publishing houses such as Springer,  as contributions to edited volumes in renowned academic publishing houses such as Routledge and as a wide range of academic Scopus articles. PD Dr. Roth has spent over a decade working on EU issues as an expert for DG RTD and JRC, as DG ECFIN Research Fellow in 2014-15, and as a Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels from 2007-2014. 

What's New

New Discussion Paper

Roth, F. (2024).  Is Generalized Trust Stable over Time? , Hamburg Discussion Papers in International Economics No. 15.

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New Discussion Paper

Roth, F. (2024). Reassessing the Relationship between Trust and Growth, Hamburg Discussion Papers in International Economics No. 14.

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Forthcoming 2024: Article in Science and Public Policy  

Roth, F. (2024).  Intangible capital and labor productivity growth at the macro, meso, and micro levels: A review of the literature and insights for public policies, Science and Public Policy, forthcoming.

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Forthcoming 2024: Article in Empirica

Roth, F. et al. (2024).   COVID-19 and Public Support for the Euro, Empirica, forthcoming.






PD Dr. Felix Roth

University of Hamburg 
Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences 
Department of Economics

Von-Melle-Park 5, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany 

GSM: +49 (0) 176 2341-7577   

E-Mail: [email protected]