University of Siegen
School of Economic Disciplines
Chair for European Macroeconomic Studies
Unteres Schloß 3
D-57072 Siegen, Germany
Since April 2011: Professor at the University of Siegen (Chair for European Macroeconomics)
2017 - : Managing Director of MIGGROPRICES
2005 - : Research fellow of the Center for Financial Studies (CFS), Frankfurt
2004: Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. equivalent) in Economics, Goethe University Frankfurt
1998: Diploma in Economics, University of Bonn
1997 - 1998: Visiting student at the Department of Economics (Ph.D. Program), University of California, Berkeley
1996: Vordiplom (comparable to B.A.) in Economics, University of Bonn
Fields of interest:
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics
Title: Inflation differentials and real exchange rate dispersion: New stylized facts and possible explanations (supervisor: Professor Dr. Axel A. Weber)
2009 - 2011: Interim professor, Chair in Macroeconomics I, University of Mainz 2004 - 2009: Juniorprofessor for Macro- and Monetary Economics, Goethe University Frankfurt
2002 - 2004: Co-ordinator of the research program "Central Banking and Monetary Economics" at the Center for Financial Studies
2001: Internship at the European Central Bank, Frankfurt
1999 - 2002: Research assistant at the Chair for Monetary Economics at the Goethe University Frankfurt
Selected (relevant) publications in refereed journals:
Price elasticities and demand-side real rigidities in micro data and in macro models, (with Sarah M. Lein), Journal of Monetary Economics, forthcoming. 2019. Online version: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2019.06.003.
On the importance of sectoral and regional shocks for price-setting, (with Kirstin Hubrich and Massimiliano Marcellino), Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 31(7), pages 1234-1253, 2015. Online version:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jae.2490.
Regional inflation dynamics within and across euro area countries and a comparison with the US (with Kirstin Hubrich and Massimiliano Marcellino), Economic Policy, Vol. 57, pages 141-184, 2009.
Central bank misperceptions and the role of money in interest rate rules (with Volker Wieland), Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 55, pages 1-17, 2008.
Money in monetary policy design: A formal characterization of ECB-style cross-checking (with Volker Wieland). Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 5(2-3), pages 524-533, 2007.
Learning and Control in a Changing Economic Environment (with Volker Wieland). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 26 (9-10), pages 1359-1377, August 2002.
Fellowships and awards:
1997: Fellowship by the DAAD (German Academic Institute for Studies Abroad)
1994 - 1998: Fellowship for "Hochbegabte" ("intellectually gifted") by the Bavarian State Fellowships and Awards
Computational Economics, European Economic Review, German Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Monetary Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics