Dr. Andreas Hoffmann  


Leipzig University
Institute for Economic Policy
Grimmaische Straße 12
D-04109 Leipzig, Germany

Homepage: www.a-hoffmann.info
Email: ahoffmann(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de
Phone: +49-(0) 341-9733566
Fax:     +49-(0) 341-9733569

Room: I240
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  • International Finance
  • Monetary Policy
  • Financial Integration
  • Financial Crises
  • Monetary and Financial History


This semester I teach the graduate-level seminar course on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability and an undergraduate-level course on International Economics.

Courses taught in previous semesters: Development of Financial Markets and Institutions, International Economic Policy, Low-Interest Rate Policies and European Integration (European Studies)

Current Work

Military Casualties and Exchange Rates During World War I: The Eastern versus the Western Front (with P. Duarte and M. Freidinger), SSRN Working Paper 2016.

The Use of Reserve Requirements as Financial Stability Tool: Evidence from the Bundesbank Legacy (with A. Löffler), Work in Progress 2016.

Ending Financial Repression (with G. Schnabl), Work in Progress 2016.

Bankruptcies and Economic Growth (with L. Kalliovirta and T. Malinen), Work in Progress 2016.

I am also a co-editor of ThinkMarkets Blog.

Journal Articles

Surplus Liquidity, Central Bank Losses and the Use of Reserve Requirements in Emerging Markets (with A. Löffler) Accepted for Publication in Review of International Economics.

Two-Population Social Cycle Theories (with G. Callahan), Forthcoming in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology.

The Collateral Effects of Political Integration on Credit Growth in the New Member States of the EU, Economic Systems 40, 4, 658-669 (2016).

Adverse Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy (with G. Schnabl), the Cato Journal 36, 3, 449-484 (2016).

Monetary Policy in Large Industrialized Economies, Emerging Market Credit Cycles, and Feedback Effects (with G. Schnabl), Journal of Policy Modeling 38, 5, 855-873 (2016).

Do Carry Trade Returns Show Signs of Long Memory? (with B. Auer), The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 61, 3, 201-208 (2016).

Monetary Policy, The Composition of GDP, and Crisis Duration in Europe (with N. Cachanosky), Global Economic Review 45, 2, 206-219 (2016).

Policy Shifts and Financial Instability in Emerging Markets (with B. Urbansky). Review of Development Economics 19, 3, 455-469 (2015).

Low Interest Rate Policy and the Use of Reserve Requirements in Emerging Markets (with A. Löffler). The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 54, 3, 307-314 (2014).

Zero-Interest Rate Policy and Unintended Consequences in Emerging Markets. The World Economy 37, 10, 1367-1387 (2014).

Knowledge and Coordination and Business Cycles (with E. Callahan). Studies in Emergent Order 7, 30-40 (2014).

The Euro as a Proxy for the Classical Gold Standard? Government Debt Financing and Political Commitment in Historical Perspective. Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines 19, 1, 41–61 (2013).

Carry Trades and Speculative Manias: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics 36, 1, 15-30 (2013).

Monetary Nationalism and International Economic Instability (with G. Schnabl). Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 16, 2, 135-164 (2013).

Did the Fed and ECB React Asymmetrically with Respect to Asset Market Developments? Journal of Policy Modeling 35, 2, 197-211 (2013).

Financial Repression and Debt Liquidation in the USA and the Euro Area (with H. Zemanek).  Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy 47, 6, 344-351 (2012).

Determinants of Carry Trades in Central and Eastern Europe. Applied Financial Economics 22, 18, 1479-1490 (2012).

A Vicious Cycle of Manias, Crises and Asymmetric Policy Responses - An Overinvestment View (with G. Schnabl). The World Economy 34, 3, 382-403 (2011).

The Theory of Optimum Currency Areas and Growth in Emerging Markets (with G. Schnabl). Applied Economics Letters 18, 6, 513-517 (2011).

An Overinvestment Cycle in Central and Eastern Europe? Metroeconomica 61, 4, 711-734 (2010).

Asymmetric Monetary Policy with Respect to Asset Markets. Oxonomics: Oxford University Economic Studies 4, 2, 26-31 (2009).

Monetary Policy, Vagabonding Liquidity and Bursting Bubbles in New and Emerging Markets – An Overinvestment View (with G. Schnabl). The World Economy 31, 9, 1226-1252 (2008).

Geldpolitik, Vagabundierende Liquidität und Platzende Blasen in Neuen und Aufstrebenden Märkten (with G. Schnabl). Wirtschaftsdienst 87, 4, 220-224 (2007).

letzte Änderung: 11.04.2017