Claudius' research interests encompass the fields of network analysis, agent-based modeling, evolutionary modeling approaches, methodology and epistemology of economics, development and innovation economics, and institutional economics. Further competencies include teaching and higher education.
Dr Claudius Gräbner studied political science (social sciences, law and economics) at the University of Erfurt, where he also founded the local plural economics group "Impuls. For a New Economy". He received his doctorate in evolutionary economics from the University of Bremen. His dissertation on "A Systemist Framework for the Computational Analysis of Complex Economies" was awarded the Segnitz Prize for the best economic dissertation at the University of Bremen. In 2016, he also received the Young Investigators Award for Plural Economics from the University of Witten/Herdecke. Claudius is currently an associate professor at the Europa-University Flensburg.