The department at a glance.

Research profile

The Department of Macroeconomics focuses on the empirical and theoretical analysis of aggregate economic developments as well as national and international economic policy. Whether studying the institutional structure of the European Monetary Union, the significance of financial markets for the real economy, or monetary and fiscal policy, the department aims to improve the basis for decision making for economic policy makers. Researchers also analyze the informative macroeconomic content of media data.

Research Areas

Globalization and European integration
Financial markets and economic growth
Model development and methods