Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff

Head of Department in the

International Economics Department


+49 30 89789 - 435
Research Topics and Working Areas

Lukas Menkhoff is the Head of the Department of International Economics at DIW Berlin and Professor of Economics at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. He is also a member of the ‘Globalization and Development’ Research Training Group (Göttingen, Hannover), and the Collaborative Research Center ‘Rationality and Competition’ (Munich, Berlin). His research focus is on International Finance and Financial Development.

Previously, Menkhoff served as a professor at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, the Leibniz University of Hannover, the RWTH Aachen University and was a postdoc at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg. For several years prior to that, he worked at Dresdner Bank AG and McKinsey & Co. His papers have been published in the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of International Money and Finance, among others.

Selected Publikations/Working Papers:

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Diskussionspapiere 1917 / 2020

Corruption and Cheating: Evidence from Rural Thailand

2020| Olaf Hübler, Melanie Koch, Lukas Menkhoff, Ulrich Schmidt
Diskussionspapiere 1915 / 2020

Foreign Exchange Intervention: A New Database

2020| Marcel Fratzscher, Tobias Heidland, Lukas Menkhoff, Lucio Sarno, Maik Schmeling
Diskussionspapiere 1914 / 2020

The Relationship between Financial Literacy and Financial Inclusion

2020| Antonia Grohmann, Lukas Menkhoff
Diskussionspapiere 1895 / 2020

The Effectiveness of FX Interventions: A Meta-Analysis

2020| Lucía Arango-Lozano, Lukas Menkhoff, Daniela Rodríguez-Novoa, Mauricio Villamizar-Villegas
DIW Weekly Report 21/22 / 2020

Mobile Money is Driving Financial Development in Africa

2020| Katharina Lehmann-Uschner, Lukas Menkhoff
Weitere Aufsätze

Ein höheres Inflationsziel für die EZB?

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 100 (2020), 11, S. 829-833 | Bernhard Herz, Lukas Menkhoff
Weitere Aufsätze

Was die Wirtschaftspolitik vom Wirtschaftsnobelpreis des Jahres 2019 lernen kann

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 100 (2020), 2, S. 133-137 | Lukas Menkhoff, Helke Seitz
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Financial Education in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies

In: Economics of Education Review (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-10-11] | Tim Kaiser, Lukas Menkhoff
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Finanzielle Bildung wirkt

In: Blog des Bundesverband deutscher Banken 15.11.2019), [Online-Artikel] | Tim Kaiser, Lukas Menkhoff

Coupled Lotteries – A New Method to Analyze Inequality Aversion

Munich: Collaborative Research Center Transregio 190, 2019, 50 .
(Discussion paper / Rationality & Competition, CRC TRR 190 ; 185)
| Melanie Koch,Lukas Menkhoff, Ulrich Schmidt



Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion and Unmet Aspirations: Evidence from Uganda

Jana Hamdan, Lukas Menkhoff, Katharina Lehmann-Uschner
[Online], 27.09.2020 - 30.09.2020
| Gender Economics - Geschlechterforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften (VIRTUELL): Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2020

Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion and Unmet Aspirations: Evidence from Uganda

Jana Hamdan, Lukas Menkhoff, Katharina Lehmann-Uschner
[Online], 10.09.2020 - 12.09.2020
| 2020 ESA Global Online Around-the-Clock Meetings

Financial Education in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies

Tim Kaiser, Lukas Menkhoff
San Diego , USA, 03.01.2020 - 05.01.2020
| ASSA 2020: Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting

The Effect of Personalized Feedback on Small Enterprises’ Finances in Uganda

Antonia Grohmann, Lukas Menkhoff, Helke Seitz
Berlin, 20.11.2019 - 21.11.2019
| Firms and Productivity: 1. CRC TRR 190 Workshop on Development Economics

Role of Financial Education in the Digital Era

Lukas Menkhoff
Brüssel, 23.10.2019
| Evolution, Revolution - Financial Education in the Digital Age: WSBI-ESBG Financial Education Conference 2019

Research Projects

Research Project

Financial Education: Measures, Experiences, Evaluation and Outlook

Completed Project| International Economics