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Research

Find out more about our research focus as well as the research seminars here.

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Studies

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Teaching and Studies

Here you can find information about the offered modules, the doctoral studies, and theses at the Chair of Macroeconomics.

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Team

The team comprises Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger, J.-Prof. Dr. Gregor von Schweinitz, Dr. Konstantin Gantert, and Leonardo Urrutia as research associates and Monika Sprenger in the office.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger

Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger

Universitätsprofessor

VWL/Makroökonomik
Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 207
04109 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-33541
Telefax: +49 341 97-33549

Juniorprofessor Dr. Gregor von Schweinitz

Juniorprofessor Dr. Gregor von Schweinitz

Juniorprofessor

Quantitative Makroökonomie (JP)
Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 205
04109 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-33774

Dr. Konstantin Gantert

Dr. Konstantin Gantert

Wiss. Mitarbeiter

Makroökonomik
Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 209
04109 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 9733543
Telefax: +49 341 9733549

 Leonardo Urrutia

Leonardo Urrutia

Research Fellow

VWL/Makroökonomik
Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 209
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33543
Fax: +49 341 97-33549

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Julia Kim Bobrzyk

Research Fellow

VWL/Makroökonomik
Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 208
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33542
Fax: +49 341 97-33549

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Monika Sprenger

Secretary

VWL/Makroökonomik
Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 206
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33540
Fax: +49 341 97-33549

News

Makroökonomik

Monetary Macroeconomics Award 2021

Leonardo Urrutia has received the Monetary Macroeconomics Award in the Master's Thesis category for his Master's thesis. The prize is awarded by the Faculty of Economics at the Free University of Berlin. It is supported by the head office of the Deutsche Bundesbank in Berlin and Brandenburg.

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Makroökonomik

Placement as Assistant Professor

Konstantin Gantert becomes „Visiting Assistant Professor“ at Tilburg University, Netherlands. Starting September 2022, he becomes faculty of the Department of Economics and takes up his duties in teaching and research.

Konstantin Gantert received his PhD from the Faculty of Economics and Management…

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Makroökonomik

Economics Research Seminar

The Economics Research Seminar provides a platform for external speakers to present their ongoing research. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and for discussions between faculty members and external researchers.

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Makroökonomik

CGDE Special Course at Leipzig University

There will be a special course „The macroeconomics of climate change“, which will be held by Prof. John Hassler, PhD (Stockholm University) at Leipzig University (September 8 – 9 & September 15 – 16, 2022).

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Makroökonomik

Relaxation Algorithm

Check out the new website on the powerful relaxation algorithm that can easily solve macroeconomic models.

The Relaxation Method

 

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Makroökonomik

Paper accepted for publication

The paper  Distributional Consequences of Surging Housing Rents
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by Volker Grossmann, Benjamin Larin, Hans Torben Löfflad, and Thomas Steger has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Economic Theory.

 

 

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Contact & journey

Besucheradresse

VWL/Makroökonomik

Institutsgebäude
Grimmaische Straße 12
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33540
Fax: +49 341 97-33549

Postadresse:

Universität Leipzig
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Theoretische Volkswirtschaftslehre
Professur Makroökonomik
IPF 171301
04081 Leipzig