Master of Science in Economics, Helmut-Schmidt-University, Chair of Constitutional Economics
Matthias is a Research Associate at Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, Chair of Constitutional Economics. At “Play the Game 2015” he showed if, when and how the FIFA World Cup boosts the economy by using an economic growth model. His ongoing dissertation is consistent further development of his Master thesis, now enabling him to investigate the economic performance of specific mega event host countries. As a consequence of his current field of research, he will present first-hand results of the effect of the FIFA World Cup on Brazil’s economy and gives an economic outlook on possible benefits and losses.