Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law
School:Economics, Finance and Law
Franziska's main research interests focus on micro-economic decision-making processes under uncertainty. As an economic geographer, she is particularly interested in how the behaviours of economic actors shape regional economic development and how the behaviours of economic actors are influenced by regional characteristics.
Franziska joined ARU in September 2022. From 2018-2022 she was employed as a lecturer/senior lecturer in International Business at the University of Greenwich. In 2018, she was appointed as an Honorary Research Associate at the School of Geography and Environmental at the University of Oxford. From 2014-2017, she was employed as a research and teaching fellow at the University of Cologne where she obtained her PhD in Human Geography in 2017. From 2012 to 2014, Franziska worked as a policy consultant at the University of Hanover where she obtained her Diploma in Geography in 2012.
Verfürth, P., Neise, T., Franz, M., & Sohns, F. (2022) The uneven Effects of Covid-19 on the German Restaurant and Bar Industry. Erdkunde, 76(2): 127-140.
Bernzen, A., Mangnus, E. & Sohns, F. (2022) Diversify, produce or buy? An analysis of factors contributing to household dietary diversity among shrimp and non-shrimp farmers in coastal Bangladesh. Food Security. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-021-01245-w.
Neise, T., Sohns, F., Breul, M., & Revilla Diez, J. (2022) The effect of natural disasters on FDI attraction: A sector-based analysis over time and space. Natural Hazards, 110: 999-1023.
Sohns, F., & Wojcik, D. (2020) The impact of Brexit on London’s entrepreneurial ecosystem: The case of the FinTech industry. Environment and Planning A, 52(8):1539–1559.
Cabrs, I., Sohns, F., Canduela, J., & Toms, S. (2020) Public houses and house prices in Great Britain: A panel analysis. European Planning Studies, 29(4): 1-18.