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Dr. Christopher Boortz

Strategic Service Consulting GmbH


Curriculum Vitae


 Academic Background

  Since Oct 2012

Doctoral Program in Economics of DIW Berlin
DIW Graduate Center

  Since May 2012 Doctoral Student in Economics

Freie Universität Berlin

  Oct 2002 - Oct 2008 Diplom (Master) in Mathematics (with distinction)

Technische Universität Berlin

  Oct 2001 - Jul 2004 Undergraduate Studies in Economics and International Business Administration

Technische Universität Berlin and Katholische Universität Eichstätt


  Oct 2012 - present Stipend of the DIW Graduate Center

Participation in and organization of case studies, presentation workshops, job application trainings, networking events

 Work Experience

  since Oct 2014 Research Project

Expectations Management of Central Banks (CRC 649: Economic Risk, Project Area C14)

  since Oct 2013 Teaching and Research Assistant

DIW Berlin and Chair of Econometrics at Freie Universität Berlin

  since Jun 2009 McKinsey & Company Inc. – Consultant

Work in projects across Germany and Europe (e.g. England and Denmark) in retail, energy trading, banking and logistic industry – activities were focussed on the analysis and evaluation of IT strategies and the management and implementation of large scale IT and business transformations

  Oct 2007 - Oct 2008 Technische Universität Berlin / Deutsche Bank AG – Student Assistant

Writing of the diploma thesis “modelling correlation risk” in close collaboration with members of the quantitative products group of Deutsche Bank AG in London

  Apr 2005 - Oct 2006 Technische Universität Berlin – Student Assistant

Work as a tutor at the mathematical faculty teaching supplemental courses of undergraduate lectures, providing professional consultation for undergraduate students and correcting homework assignments and examinations


  Oct 2014 - Feb 2015 Mathematics for Economists

TA Sessions, Introductory Lectures (Bachelor Level)

Freie Universität Berlin

  Oct 2014, 2015 Advanced Mathematics in Economics 

Lecture and Exercises (PhD Level)

DIW Berlin (DIW Graduate Center)

  Apr 2013 - Sep 2013 Theory of Market Microstructure

Seminar (Master Level)

Humboldt Universität Berlin

Discussion Paper

  • Boortz, C., Jurkatis, S., Kremer, S., Nautz, D.: Information Risk, Market Stress and Institutional Herding in Financial Markets: New Evidence Through the Lens of a Simulated Model. PDF.
Forschungsschwerpunkt Statistik und Ökonometrie
Graduate Center of DIW Berlin