Dr. Tim Stuchtey

Dr. Tim Stuchtey

Dr. Tim Stuchtey studied economics at the University of Münster and completed his doctoral degree at the Technische Universität Berlin in the field of economic and infrastructure policy. He worked as personal advisor to the president of the Technische Universität before transferring to the economic policy office of the German employers association.

In 2001 he moved to the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin where he became the head of the newly created office for strategic development and planning, and later chief of staff of the president.

At Humboldt-Universität, Tim established the Humboldt Institution on Transatlantic Issues (HITI). In 2007 he became Senior Fellow and Program Director Business and Economics of the American-German Institute (formerly known as the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC.

In 2010 he became Executive Director of the newly-founded Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS) in Potsdam. His research focuses include the economics of (cyber-)security, the analysis of the security industry, transatlantic economic relations, and classical regulatory policy.

Latest Publications:

RescueFly – Einsatz von dezentral stationierten Drohnen („Unmanned Aircraft Systems“, UAS) zur Unterstützung bei der Wasserrettung in schwer zugänglichen und weitflächigen Gebieten

  The RescueFly project aims to make an important technical and socio-political contribution to the modernization of emergency rescue services in Germany. The use of decentrally stationed and highly automated […]

Sicherheitsanalyse Potsdam ‒ Analyse einer Bürgerbefragung zu Lebensqualität und Sicherheit sowie der statistischen Sicherheitslage

On behalf of the Brandenburg state capital Potsdam, BIGS worked together with the Neue Köhler Management Gesellschaft (NKMG) and the IABG to carry out a security analysis for Potsdam. For […]

Die Rolle des Einzelwagenverkehrs für die Resilienz und Nachhaltigkeit des Güterverkehrs

Single wagonload transport is of central importance to the German industry. It provides a tightly meshed, green transport network that ensures the resilient and sustainable transport of goods by rail. […]

Dark Crypto – The Use of Cryptocurrency for Illegal Purposes

Blockchain technology and the cryptocurrencies based on it offer significant innovation potential for businesses and society. However, cryptocurrencies have at the same time become the favoured payment method for certain […]

State or private security supply? An analysis from the institutional economics perspective

in: Security Journal (2023). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41284-023-00370-9. Abstract: The issue of domestic security has become increasingly complex over the past decades. As there is an increasing overlap between private and public provision […]