Prof. Dr. Werner Pascha

Emeritus / Retired Professor

Prof. Dr. Werner Pascha

Consultation Hour:
During semester: Mondays, 14:00 - 15:00 p.m.
Forsthausweg 2
47057 Duisburg

Curriculum Vitae:

  • Born in Kettwig, Germany, 6 August 1957
  • 1976 – 1981  Studying economics at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and at the London School of Economics; Diplom degree (corresponding M.A.) in Freiburg
  • 1982 – 1985  Doctoral studies in economics in Freiburg and at Nagoya University, Japan; 1985 Doctoral thesis on structural change in the declining Japanese textile industry (summa cum laude; Freiburg)
  • 1984 – 1991  Research Assistant in the Institute for Development Policy, from 1986 as Senior Fellow in the Faculty of Economics, Freiburg University;
  • 1986-87 on leave to Nagoya University, Japan, and to the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore
  • 1991  Advanced doctoral degree (Habilitation) in economics (Freiburg); thesis on outward-oriented industrialization in Pacific Asia
  • Since 1992  Full Professor of East Asian Economic Studies at Duisburg University (now: Duisburg-Essen University, Germany)

Prof. Pascha's list of publications can be found here:


    Memberships (Selection)

    • Chairman of the Board, Foundation for Japanese-German Academic and Cultural Relations (JaDe)
    • Member of the German-Korean Forum
    • Member of the Reserach Committee on Economic Systems and Institutional Economics, German Association for Economic Studies (Verein fuer Socialpolitik)
    • Honorary President, KOPRA – Non Profit-Platform for internship and job offers related to East Asia (
    • Vice-President of Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)