ALEXANDER LUDWIG

Professor of Economics

Goethe University Frankfurt

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Chair of Public Finance and Macroeconomic Dynamics

Since April 2014 I am Professor for Public Finance and Macroeconomic Dynamics at Goethe University, Frankfurt. During the academic year 2019-20 I was visiting professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

I am member as well as co-founder of the Frankfurt Quantitative Macro Group (FQMG) and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).  I am also member of the executive board of ICIR and affiliated with the following institutions: SAFE, Goethe University FrankfurtCMR, University of CologneMEA, MunichNetspar and ZEW, University of Mannheim. I participated in the DFG priority program 1578 on Financial Market Imperfections and Macroeconomic Performance and since March 2018 I am  project leader of the Norface DIAL project Trends in Inequality: Sources and Policy.  I am Editorial Board Member at the Journal of Pension Economics & Finance and at the Journal of Demographic Economics. My research interests are in the fields of dynamic macroeconomics with heterogeneous agents, public finance, demographic and computational economics.

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