Chair of Public Finance and Public Management
Lars Herberholz

Lars Herberholz

Curriculum Vitae

Lars Herberholz began studying Industrial Engineering and Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2010. His major fields of study were Economics, Finance, and Computer Science. Since June 2014, he is employed as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Public Finance and Public Management. In October 2016, he became manager of the chair.

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Main Competencies at the Chair

  • Lecture assistance

  • Seminar on Public Finance

  • Supervision of bachelor and master theses

  • Equivalence assessment of external studies

  • Third-party funding management


Research Fields

  • Science and Innovation Economics

  • Public Sector Efficiency


Current Projects

  • "Efficiency of European Universities: A Comparison of Peers" (with Berthold U. Wigger)

  • "Collapsing Stars and the Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge" (with Benjamin Bittschi)

  • "Infrastructure, Mobility, and Scientific Networks" (with Dominik Zimmermann)

  • "Competitive Funding in Academia: Back to the Bags of Gold"


Student Theses