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Welcome to the homepage of the Center for Macroeconomic Research


The Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR) is a part of the economics department of the Management, Economics and Social Sciences Faculty of Cologne University. 

The CMR currently contains seven professorships and three junior professorships: Prof. Dr. Martin Barbie, Prof. Dr. Felix Bierbrauer, Prof. Dr. Peter Funk, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Emanuel Hansen, Prof. Michael Krause, PhD, Prof. Dr. Susanne Prantl and Prof. Dr. Andreas Schabert, as well as Jun.-Prof. Thomas Schelkle, PhD. und Jun.-Prof. Dr. Martin Scheffel. Additionally, Prof. David Jaeger, PhD is affiliated as a regular guest professor at the CMR.

The main research and teaching areas of the CMR are macroeconomics, finance and empirical economics.