Professor Winfried Pohlmeier studied Economics and Political Science at the University of Konstanz and Princeton University. Under supervision of Heinz König he did his doctorial work at the University of Mannheim, followed by post-doctorial work as a John F. Kennedy Fellow at Havard University. In 1994 he received the venia legendi for Economics and Econometrics from the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim. In the same year he became professor of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Konstanz.
Pohlmeier served as an editor and associate editor of several international journals. He is a research associate at the Center of Finance and Econometrics (CoFE) and senior research fellow at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA).
His main areas of research are microeconometrics and financial econometrics.