Dr. Philipp Mundt

Assistant Professor

Feldkirchenstr. 21
96052 Bamberg

Tel.: [+49] (951) 863-2584
Fax.: [+49] (951) 863-2581

EMail: philipp.mundt(at)uni-bamberg.de

Office hours: Wednesday, 10-11 am (during the lecture period) or by appointment


Science award from Deutsche Bundesbank (head office in Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Schleswig Holstein) for the diploma thesis "Systemic risk and financial contagion in network models of the banking sector".


Philipp Mundt studied economics and business administration at the University of Kiel. After his graduation in both subjects in 2011, he continued his studies in the field of economics as a PhD student and as research assistant at the Chair of International Economics at the University of Bamberg. He received the doctoral degree for his thesis "A statistical equilibrium perspective on corporate profitability" in 2017. His current research focuses on diverse aspects of complexity and aggregation in economics, with applications in the fields of industry dynamics, production networks, and financial markets.



  • "Exploiting ergodicity in forecasts of corporate profitability", with Mishael Milaković and Simone Alfarano, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (DOI), forthcoming
  • "Asymmetric competition, risk, and return distribution", with Ilfan Oh, Economics Letters (DOI)
  • "Gibrat's law redux: think profitability instead of growth" with M. Milaković and S. Alfarano, Industrial und Corporate Change, 25 (4): 549-571, 2016. (DOI)
  • "The real versus the financial economy: A global tale of stability versus volatility," with S. Alfarano, N. Förster and M. Milaković, Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 8(2014-17), 2014. (DOI)

Current projects

  • "The ultimate corporate objective is survival", with Mishael Milaković and Simone Alfarano
  • "The formation of the Japanese production network", with Yoshiyuki Arata
  • "Testing for replicator dynamics in value chains", with Uwe Cantner, Hiroyasu Inoue, Ivan Savin and Simone Vannucchini
  • "Stochastic returns and the dynamics of inequality", with Thomas Fischer

Teaching experience


  • Macroeconomics 1 (Bachelor)
  • Introduction to International Finance (Bachelor)


  • Financial Engineering and Systemic Risk (Master)
  • Macroeconomics 1 (Bachelor)
  • Introduction to European and International Economics (Bachelor)