Prof. Dr. Jörg Althammer

Fields of knowledge: Economics, Politics, Ethics

Jörg Althammer focuses on the theories of social justice, the system of social security and family policy. In addition to fundamental questions of social justice, he is engaged in the economically efficient and socially responsible design of state social policy. A further focus is the analysis and further development of Catholic social doctrine under the conditions of globalization.


Short vita

Prof. Dr. Jörg Althammer has been Professor of Business and Corporate Ethics and Director of the “Zentralinstitut für Ehe und Familie in der Gesellschaft (ZFG)” at the Catholic University of EichstättIngolstadt since 2008. He studied economics at the University of Augsburg from 1985 to 1989, where he received his doctorate in 2003 and habilitated in economics in 2008. 2000-2001 Professor of Economic and Social Policy at the University of Passau, from 2001-2007 Professor of Social Policy at the Ruhr-University Bochum.  

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