Econometrics Information to the chair Econometrics, headed by Professor Dr. Michael Lechner. Prof. Dr. Lechner is the most productive and internationally prominent economist at the HSG, in both basic research as well as in contract research. The main goal of our research is to provide empirical tools for policy analysis and policy advice. To this end, we extend existing economic and econometric methods, develop new estimation methods and tap new resources, as for example micro-data sets provided by government agencies. The policy areas that attract most of our interest currently consist of econometric methods, labour markets, health economics and sports economics. Current job offers at the Chair of Econometrics.