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About Marcus Marktanner

Marcus Marktanner is Associate Professor of Economics and International Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University. He holds a joint appointment at the Department of Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Analysis and the PhD Program in International Conflict Management. He received his PhD from the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany in 1997. In his doctoral thesis he examined the political economy of the economic transformation process of former socialist economies. Before joining the faculty of Kennesaw State University in June 2011, he held teaching and research positions in Lebanon, the US, and Germany. His research focuses on comparative economics, economic development, and conflict economics. He has consulted the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the World Food Program (WFP). He also regularly contributes to the work of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation as an author and speaker on the topic of the Social Market Economy.


Present Associate Professor of Economics and Int'l Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

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  • Global Economics
  • Development Economics
  • The Economics of Conflict
  • Business Statistics
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • The Economics of Food Security

Contact Information

Coles College of Business
1000 Chastain Road
Burruss Building 458
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
Phone: +1(770) 794-7750


The Economics of Conflict (4)

Book Chapters (2)

Recent Works (8)

Social Market Economy (6)

The Economies of the Arab World (7)