Dr. Johannes Rieckmann
Dr. Johannes Rieckmann holds a degree in economics and studied at universities in Bremen and Paris. He received his PhD in development economics from the University of Göttingen. After working for management consultancies in Hamburg and Brussels, he worked as a PostDoc in the Development and Security Department of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). Since August 2015, he has been a Senior Research Fellow at the BIGS. His research interests include economic issues of secure telecommunications and cybersecurity, economic costs of extremism as well as violence against first responder forces, regulatory policy related to the provision of protection by public and private service providers, and improving the resilience of cash supply and logistics in the event of a crisis.