Welcome to my website.

I am a Professor of Macroeconomics at Goethe University Frankfurt.

I am a Research Fellow at the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).

My fields of interest are macroeconomics, monetary economics, public economics, labor economics, international macroeconomics, financial frictions, applied econometrics, and epidemics.

I am serving as an Associate Editor at the Review of Economic Dynamics.

I am a member of the Epidemic Macro Model Database project (joint with Volker Wieland and team). Check out the new model comparison platform for epidemic macro models: www.epi-mmb.com.


News:


May 2022: new paper ''Understanding Post-Covid Inflation Dynamics'' (with M. Harding and J. Lindé).


April 2022: new paper ''Expectations, Infections, and Economic Activity'' (with M. Eichenbaum, M. Godinho de Matos, F. Lima and S. Rebelo).


February 2022: new publication ''The Macroeconomics of Testing and Quarantining'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).


January 2022: new publication ''Epidemics in the New Keynesian Model'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).


December 2021: Epidemic Macro Model Database (Epi-MMB) launched (joint with Volker Wieland and team). Check out the new model comparison platform for epidemic macro models here: www.epi-mmb.com


September 2021: new publication ''Resolving the Missing Deflation Puzzle'' (with M. Harding and J. Lindé).


August 2021: new publication ''Inequality in Life and Death'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

July 2021: new version available of ''Inequality in Life and Death''(with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).


April 2021: new position as Professor of Macroeconomics at Goethe University Frankfurt.

April 2021: new publication ''The Macroeconomics of Epidemics'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

April 2021: new publication ''Why is Unemployment so Countercyclical?'' (with L. Christiano and M. Eichenbaum).

April 2021: new version available for ''The Macroeconomics of Testing and Quarantining'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

December 2020: new paper ''Inequality in Life and Death'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).


October 2020: new paper ''How do People Respond to Small Probability Events with Large, Negative Consequences?'' (with M. Eichenbaum, M. Godinho de Matos, F. Lima and S. Rebelo).


August 2020: new version and replication codes available for ''The Macroeconomics of Testing and Quarantining'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

June 2020: new paper ''Epidemics in the Neoclassical and New Keynesian Models'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo). Replication codes available too.

May 2020: new publication ''Involuntary Unemployment and the Business Cycle'' (with L. Christiano and K. Walentin).

April 2020: new paper ''The Macroeconomics of Testing and Quarantining'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

April 2020: new version and replication codes available for ''The Macroeconomics of Epidemics'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

March 2020: new paper ''The Macroeconomics of Epidemics'' (with M. Eichenbaum and S. Rebelo).

January 2020: new paper ''Why is Unemployment so Countercyclical?'' (with L. Christiano and M. Eichenbaum).

September 2019: new version of ''Resolving the Missing Deflation Puzzle'' (with M. Harding and J. Lindé).

July 2018: new publication ''On DSGE Models'' (with L. Christiano and M. Eichenbaum).


December 2017: new publication ''Should We Use Linearized Models To Calculate Fiscal Multipliers?'' (with J. Lindé).


April 2017: ''Understanding the Great Recession'' (with L. Christiano and M. Eichenbaum) wins 2017 Best Paper Award at the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. www.aeaweb.org/news/2017-aej-best-papers, www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/honors-awards/aej-best-papers.

March 2016: new publication ''Unemployment and Business Cycles'' (with L. Christiano and M. Eichenbaum).


March 2016: new publication ''The Macroeconomic Risks of Undesirably Low Inflation'' (with J. Arias and C. Erceg).