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Research Interests:

  • Fiscal Policy
  • Uncertainty-driven business cycles

Curriculum Vitae:

  • Associate Professor (W2), University of Cologne, 2017-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Mannheim, 2013-2017
  • Assistant Professor, University of Tübingen, 2012-2013
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Bonn Graduate School of Economics, 2012
  • Magister Artium in Political Science, University Trier, 2007
  • M.A. in Economics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2006

Selected Publications:

  • "Risk Matters: Comment", with Benjamin Born, American Economic Review, 2014, 104(12): 4231-39.
  • "Policy Risk and the Business Cycle", with Benjamin Born, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2014, vol. 68, pp. 68-85.
  • "Fiscal News and Macroeconomic Volatility", with Benjamin Born and Alexandra Peter, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2013, vol. 37(12), pp. 2582-2601.
  • "Subthalamic stimulation modulates self-estimation of Parkinson patients and induces risk-seeking behavior", with Esther Florin, Désirée Müller, Michael T. Barbe, Gereon R. Fink, and Lars Timmermann, Brain, 2013, vol. 136 (11), pp. 3271-3281.
  • "Reliability of Multivariate Causality Measures for Neural Data", with Esther Florin, Joachim Gross, Gereon R. Fink, and Lars Timmermann, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2011, vol. 198/2, pp. 344-358.
  • "The Effect of Filtering on Granger Causality based Multivariate Causality Measures", with Esther Florin, Joachim Gross, Gereon R. Fink, and Lars Timmermann, NeuroImage, 2010, vol. 50/2, pp. 577-588.