Sophia Latsos  M.Sc.  

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

E-mail: latsos(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de
Phone: ++49-(0) 341-9733556
Fax:     ++49-(0) 341-9733569

Room: I232
Office hours: On appointment


Fields of Research

  • Japanese Monetary Policy
  • East Asian Economies and Financial Markets
  • Economic History

Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience
Since 09/14University of Leipzig, Germany, 
Research Associate, Institute for Economic Policy
06/14 - 
12/14
European Central Bank (ECB) Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 
Research Analyst, Directorate General International – External Developments Division
03/14 - 
05/14
International Labor Organization (ILO) Geneva, Switzerland,
Intern, Research Department
10/13 - 
01/14
DIW (Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung) econ GmbH Berlin, Germany,
Freelance Economist, Economic Research and Consulting
05/13 - 
08/13
European Central Bank (ECB) Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 
Trainee, Directorate General Economics – Monetary Policy Strategy Division
2009 - 
2010
Gaba Corporation Tokyo, Japan,
Instructor, Business English
2009 - 
2010
Tokyo Center for Language and Culture Japan,
Instructor, Business English and Conversational German
Education / Research Experience
09/16 - 02/17 DIJ (Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien) Tokyo, Japan,  
Visiting PhD Student
02/16 - 04/16Keio University, Japan,  
Visiting Research Fellow
08/15 - 10/15Seikei University, Japan,  
Visiting Research Fellow, Center for Asia and Pacific Studies
Since
09/14
University of Leipzig, Germany,  
PhD Candidate
2011 - 
2012
University College London (UCL), United Kingdom,
Master of Science in Economics
2010 - 
2011
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom,
Master of Science in Economic History
2006 - 
2009
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, Netherlands,
Bachelor of Science in Economics
2008 - 
2009
Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), France,
Study Abroad
1996 - 
2005
Canisius Kolleg Berlin, Germany,
Allgemeine Hochschulreife (Abitur) (German University Entrance Qualification)

Publications

Journal Articles

Latsos, Sophia and Schnabl, Gunther (2017). Net Foreign Asset Positions and Appreciation Expectations on the Swiss Franc and the Japanese Yen. International Economics and Economic Policy (2017), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10368-017-0403-5.

Jung, Alexander and Latsos, Sophia (2015). Do Federal Reserve Bank Presidents have a Regional Bias? European Journal of Political Economy, Volume 40, Part A, pp. 173-183.

Book Chapters

Torres, R., Chang, H.-J., Andreoni, A., Kapsos, S., Lee, E., Nübler, I., Fino, M., Kuan, M. L., Latsos, S. and Sexton, D. (2014). Productive transformation, decent work and development, in: World of Work Report 2014 - Developing with jobs, Geneva: International Labour Organization.

Media 

Latsos, Sophia und Schnabl, Gunther (2017). Unendliche griechische Tragödie: Mit Konvergenz auf Pump hat die EU keine Zukunft. Ökonomen Blog, 02.06.2017.

Latsos, Sophia and Schnabl, Gunther (2016). Warum die lockere Geldpolitik die Geburtenraten sinken lässt. Denkfabrik, WirtschaftsWoche 35/2016.

Working Papers / Work in Progress

Real Wage Effects of Monetary Policy in Japan

Schnabl, Gunther and Latsos, Sophia (2015). Net Foreign Asset Positions and Appreciation Expectations on the Swiss Franc and the Japanese YenCESifo Working Paper No. 5490.

Jung, Alexander and Latsos, Sophia (2014). Do Federal Reserve Bank Presidents have a Regional Bias? ECB Working Paper No. 1731.


letzte Änderung: 06.12.2017