skip to content

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 nine professorships and four junior professorships: Prof. Dr. Martin Barbie, Prof. Dr. Felix Bierbrauer, Prof. Dr. Peter Funk, Prof. Dr. Erik Hornung, Prof. Michael Krause, PhD, Prof. Matthias Messner, PhD, Prof. Dr. Johannes Pfeifer, Prof. Dr. Susanne Prantl und Prof. Dr. Andreas Schabert as well als Jun.-Prof. Dr. Emanuel Hansen, Jun.-Prof. Thomas Schelkle, PhD, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Martin Scheffel und Jun.-Prof. Dr. Paul Schempp. 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.