Curriculum Vitae

Current position
since 09/2012 University of Bonn, Professor of macroeconomics (W3, with tenure)

Previous employment
2008 – 2012 Federal Reserve Bank of Phil., (Senior) Economist, Res. Dept.
2006 – 2008 ECB, Economist, Monetary Policy Strategy Division,
2004 – 2006 Goethe University Frankfurt, Assistant (wiss. Mitarbeiter).

2006 Goethe University Frankfurt, Dr. rer. pol (summa cum laude).
2001 University of Essex, M.Sc. Financ. Econ./Econometrics (distinction).
1999 University of Kiel, “Vordiplom,” Economics.

Service to the academic community
since 2014  Board, Konstanz Seminar on Monetary Theory and Policy,
since 2013  European Economic Review, associate editor.
2013 – 2015 Macroeconomic Dynamics, associate editor.
2010 – 2012 Society for Computational Economics, co-opted member of advisory council.

Research consulting
2014 European Central Bank, Fiscal Policies Division.

Publications in scientific journals
see here: publications

Conferences (co-)organized
since 2016 annual Konstanz Seminar on Monetary Theory and Policy.
2016 Program committee member, EEA annual meeting.
2015 “Labor Markets in/after Crises,” Bonn.
2014 Coordinator macroecon., Jahrestagung Vf Socialpolitik, refereed other years
2014 “The European Crisis – Causes and Consequences,” Bonn.
2010 “Labor Markets after the Great Recession,” Philadelphia Fed.

Refereeing activity
American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, American Economic Journals: Macroeconomics, Berkeley Press Electronic Journals, Empirical Economics, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, Economics Letters, International Economic Review, International Journal of Central Banking, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of the European Economic Association, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Scandinavian
Journal of Economics, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Quantitative Economics.

Scholarships and Awards
2014 “Excellence in Refereeing Award.” JEEA.
2001 – 2004 German Research Foundation (DFG), doctoral scholarship.
2000 – 2001 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), M.Sc. grant.
1999 – 2001 German Nat. Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung), merit grant.

Membership in Professional Organizations
American Economic Association, Econometric Society, European Economic Association, Verein fur Socialpolitik.


D’Erasmo and Mendoza: Optimal Domestic (and External) Sovereign Default, ECB
Dmitriy Sergeyev: Optimal Macroprudential and Monetary Policy in
a Currency Union, Tilburg
McKay and Reis: Optimal Automatic Stabilizers, ECB

DeMichelis and Iacoviello: Raising an Inflation Target: the Japanese Experience with Abenomics, European Commission.

Kumhof, Ranciere, Winant: Inequality, Leverage and Crises, Bonn
Fernando Martin: Debt, Inflation and Central Bank Independence, Konstanz Seminar
Ravenna and Walsh: Slow Recoveries, Worker Heterogeneity, and the Zero Lower Bound, Board of Governors.

Hur, Kondo, and Perri: Inflation, Debt, and Default, ECB.
Azariadis, James Bullard, Singh, and Suda: Debt Overhang and Monetary Policy, Konstanz Seminar
van der Kwaak and van Wijnbergen: The Effect of the Maturity of Government Debt on Financial Fragility in the Presence of Sovereign Default Risk, Dutch Central Bank.

Erceg and Linde: Fiscal Consolidation in Currency Unions: Spending Cuts vs. Tax Hikes, Federal Feserve Bank of San Francisco.

Campolmi, Faia, Winkler: Fiscal Calculus and the Labor Market, Hungarian National Bank.

Galí, Smets, Wouters: Unemployment in an Estimated New Keynesian Model for the Euro Area, ECB
Christiano, Trabandt, and Walentin: Involuntary Unemployment and the Business Cycle, Riksbank.

Arseneau and Chugh, Bargaining, Fairness, and Price Rigidity in a DSGE Environment, AEA Meetings.

Polito and Wickens: Optimal Monetary Policy Using a VAR, Frankfurt.
de Walque, Pierrard, Sneesens and Wouters: Sequential Bargaining in a New-Keynesian Model with Frictional Unemployment and Staggered Wage Negotiation, Oslo.

Jakab and Konya: An Open Economy DSGE Model with Labor Market Frictions, Hungarian National Bank.

Conference and Seminar Presentations
(presentations by co-authors not included)

2017 (including scheduled)
Bayreuth, Dutch Central Planning Bureau, De Nederlandsche Bank, Nürnberg, Queen Mary, EES workshop “Labor Markets and Macroeconomics”

Erasmus University Rotterdam, National University of Singapore, Riksbank

Schumpeter Seminar Berlin, Paris School/Banque de France Workshop “Income Inequality and Macroeconomics,” University of Glasgow, Geldpolitischer Ausschuss Verein fuer Socialpolitik, European Economic Association Meeting, EUI Florence, European Central Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank Conference “Distributional implications of the crisis and policy responses,” Bundesbank/Banque de France joint spring conference, Norwegian Business School.

University of Hamburg, Bank of Spain, \Macroeconomics and Survey Data” at Ifo Munich, \Inequality and Macroeconomics” Stockholm.

Graduate Institute Geneva, HEC Lausanne, University of Mainz.

Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Ghent Workshop on Empirical Macroeconomics, Society for Economic Dynamics, Annual European Search and Matching Conference, Society for Computational Economics, University of Cologne, University of St. Gallen.

Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Society for Computational Economics, Board of Governors, Hungarian National Bank Workshop `Fiscal Rebalancing, Public Debt, and its National and Global Implications,’ Search and Matching Workshop (University of Pennsylvania), University of Bonn.

\Macroeconomic Modeling and Policy Analysis after the Global Financial Crisis” (Frankfurt), ECB-CFS-Bundesbank Joint Lunchtime Seminar.

Workshop \Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability” (Kiel Institute), Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society, Society for Computational Economics, EEA-ESEM.

European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics, 4th Annual Dynare Conference, System Conference on Macroeconomics, New York/Philadelphia Workshop on Quantitative Macroeconomics, Tilburg University, Bank of Canada.

Carnegie-Rochester Conference \Labor Markets, Macroeconomic Fluctuations, and Monetary Policy,” Annual Meeting of the Verein fur Socialpolitik, \New Challenges in Economic Research” (Louvain-la-Neuve), European Economic Association, \Using Economic Models to Make Policy Recommendations” (San Sebastian), North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society, Czech National Bank, Norges Bank.

International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (Federal Reserve Board), European Economic Association (Vienna), Society for Economic Dynamics, Society for Computational Economics.

Deutsche Bundesbank, Econometric Society World Congress, Society for Computational Economics.

Spring Meeting of Young Economists (Warsaw).