Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dirk Linowski studied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Rostock (Germany) and at Université Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne (France). He defended his doctoral thesis on portfolio management with high technology stocks at the University of Rostock in 1999. After two years Assistant Professorship at the University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands) from 2001 to 2003 he spent one year teaching and researching financial markets at the departments of mathematics of Tongji University Shanghai and Shanghai Normal University (PR of China), respectively. In 2004 he was appointed to the Chair of Asset Management and since 2006 is he serving as the Director of the Institute of International Business Studies at Steinbeis-University Berlin. Besides numerous research and teaching deployments in the Netherlands, France, Latvia, China, Namibia, Ethiopia, Tunisia, Mongolia and New Zealand, he was appointed ‘Distinguished Guest Professor in Applied Mathematics’ at Shanghai Normal University, as well as a permanent guest professor at Tongji University Shanghai - both positions held since 2004 - and at Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia, since 2008.  Prof. Linowski joined the OSCE Academy in Bishkek in 2020.

Research Interests:

Prof. Linowski’s emphasis in teaching is in the areas of Applied Macro- and Microeconomics, International Finance, Financial Risk Management, Management Accounting and Control and Management in China; his research is primarily dealing with Optimization of Real Estate Funds, Corporate Governance in China and Higher Education in Developing Countries.

Recent Publications: 

- Herausforderungen der Wirtschaftspolitik (2021). Book. UTB Publishers, Tuebingen.

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Its Implications for Security Cooperation in the Region. With Stefan Lukas (2021). OSCE-Academy Policy Brief # 67.

Neustart mit Hindernissen? Die neue US-Administration aus der Sicht Indiens und Chinas. (2021). With Pierre Gottschlich.

Mehr als ein Funken Hoffnung – Joe Biden als „Gamechanger“ in der globalen Klimapolitik? With Stefan Lukas (2021).

Zur Rolle der chinesischen Entwicklungsbanken beim Bau der Neuen Seidenstraße. Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, 2020, vol. 89, issue 3, 79-9 With Andrew D. Johansson and Haifeng Zendeh Zartoshti.

Rückendeckung aus Peking. With Stefan Lukas (2020).