Prof. Dr. Th. Steger  

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Leipzig University
Institute for Theoretical Economics
Grimmaische Straße 12
D-04109 Leipzig

Phone: ++49-(0) 341-9733541
Fax:     ++49-(0) 341-9733549

Room: I207
Office hours: on appointment

Full Curriculum Vitae

New Research

Das House-Kapital: A Long Term Housing & Macro Model, IMF Working Paper No. 17/80, March 2017 (with Volker Grossmann); former version: CESifo WP No. 5844
Summary on VoxEU

Reversal of Migration Flows: A Fresh Look at the German ReunificationWorking Paper, (with Benjamin Fuchs, Volker Grossmann, Andreas Schäfer)


No Price Like Home: Global House Prices, 1870–2012, American Economic Review, 2017, Vol. 105 (2), 331-353 (with Katharina Knoll and Moritz Schularick) Working Paper
Summary on VoxEU

Quantifying Optimal Growth Policy, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2016, Vol. 18 (3), 451–485 (with Volker Grossmann and Timo Trimborn) Working Paper

Does Expansion of Higher Education Lead to Trickle-Down Growth?
Journal of Public Economics, 2015, Vol. 132, 79–94 (with Sebastian Böhm and Volker Grossmann) Working Paper

Journey into the Unknown? Economic Consequences of Factor Market Integration under Increasing Returns to Scale, Review of International Economics, 2014, Vol. 22 (4), 783–807 (with Andreas Schäfer) Working Paper

Distributional Conflict in Small Open EconomiesResearch in Economics, 2013, Vol. 67 (4), 355–367 (with Andreas Schäfer) Working Paper

The Macroeconomics of TANSTAAFL, Journal of Macroeconomics, 2013, Vol. 38 (A), 76–85 (with Volker Grossmann and TimoTrimborn) Working Paper

Optimal Growth Policy: the Role of Skill Heterogeneity, Economics Letters, 2013, Vol. 119 (2), 162-164 (with Volker Grossmann) Working Paper

Dynamically Optimal R&D Subsidization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2013, Vol. 37 (3), 516-534 (with Volker Grossmann and Timo Trimborn)

Globalization, the Volatility of Intermediate Goods Prices, and Economic Growth, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2013, Vol. 17 (2), 402-430 (with Lucas Bretschger)

When economic growth is less than exponential, Economic Theory, 2010, Vol. 44 (2), 213–242 (with Christian Groth and Karl-Josef Koch)

Financial Integration, Investment, and Economic Growth: Evidence From Two Eras of Financial Globalization, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, Vol. 92, No. 4, 756-768 (with Moritz Schularick)

Anti-Competitive Conduct, In-House R&D, and Growth, European Economic Review, 2008, Vol. 52, No. 6, 987-1008 (with Volker Grossmann)

Multi-Dimensional Transitional Dynamics: A Simple Numerical Procedure, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2008, Vol. 12, No. 3, 301–319 (with Karl-Josef Koch and Timo Trimborn). program codes...

Looking back, looking ahead: Biased technological change, substitution and the wage gap - Comment, Journal of Macroeconomics, 2008, Vol. 30, No. 2, 714-717

Flexibility, Sectoral Hysteresis, and Downturns, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2007, Vol. 11, No. 1, February, 128-148

A Dynamic Model of the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Turning Point and Public Policy, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2007, Vol. 36, No. 1, 15-34 (with Hannes Egli)

On the Mechanics of Economic Convergence, German Economic Review, 2006, Vol. 7, No. 3, 317-337

Heterogeneous Consumption Goods, Sectoral Change and Economic Growth, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, 2006, Vol. 10, No. 1, Article 2

Non-Scale Models of R&D-based Growth: The Market Solution, Topics in Macroeconomics, 2005, Vol. 5, No. 1, Article 3

Stochastic Growth under Wiener and Poisson Uncertainty, Economics Letters, 2005, Vol. 86, No. 3, 311-316. appendix...

Welfare Implications of Non-Scale R&D-based Growth Models, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2005, Vol. 107, No. 4, 737–757

The Dynamics of Economic Integration: Theory and Policy, International Economics and Economic Policy, 2004, Vol. 1, No. 2-3, 119-134 (with Lucas Bretschger)

The Segerstrom Model: Stability, Speed of Convergence and Policy Implications, Economics Bulletin, 2003, Vol. 15, No. 4, 1-8

Productive Consumption, the Intertemporal Consumption Trade-Off and Growth, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2002, Vol. 26, No. 6, 1053-1068

Economic Growth with Subsistence Consumption, Journal of Development Economics, 2000, Vol. 62, No. 2, 343-361

Productive Consumption and Growth in Developing Countries, Review of Development Economics, 2000, Vol. 4, No. 3, 365-375

Transitional Dynamics with Endogenous Control Variables, Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2000, Vol. 136, No. 1, 25-43

Working Papers and Papers that are sleeping

History, Expectations, and Public Policy: Economic Development in Eastern Germany, CESifo Working Paper, No. 3184, September 2010 (with Andreas Schäfer)

The Lucas Paradox and the Quality of Institutions: Then and Now, Free University Berlin, Working Paper 08/03, February, 2008 (with Moritz Schularick)

Growth, Development, and Technological Change, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Mathematical Models in Economics, Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford , UK, 2007 [] (with Volker Grossmann)

letzte Änderung: 31.03.2017