Dr. Christoph Scheuplein

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Research Department Spatial Capital

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Dr. Christoph Scheuplein studied sociology and economics at the Free University of Berlin. He earned his doctorate from the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) in 2005 with a thesis on economic clusters. He then worked as a research associate for a parliamentary group of the Berlin House of Representatives and for a consulting company. From 2007 to 2015, he taught economic geography at the University of Münster, and in 2015/16, he was an interim professor of cultural geography at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.  

Research interests:

  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Industrial restructuring in the automotive industry and other sectors
  • Theories and concepts of economic geography
  • Economic clusters

Awards and memberships:

  • Scholarship (1999–2004) from the Hans Böckler Foundation (a co-determination, research and scholarship funding organization of the German Trade Union Federation)
  • Liaison lecturer for the Hans Böckler Foundation
  • Association of Geographers at German Universities (VGDH)

Publications (Selection)

Scheuplein, Christoph
2017: Brownfield investments in the German automotive parts industry: private equity as a door opener. In: Fuchs, Martina / Henn, Sebastian / Franz, Martin / Mudambi, Ram (eds.): Managing culture and interspace in cross-border investments: building a global company. Abingdon: Routledge, p. 88-97 Weblink

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