Laura Pagenhardt

Research Associate in the

Forecasting and Economic Policy Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Laura joined the DIW Graduate Center in 2018 and the Forecasting and Economic Policy Department in 2019.

After completing a B.Sc. Psychology at the University of Heidelberg, Laura obtained her B.Sc. Economics from the Free University Berlin, where she also worked as a research and teaching assistant at the chair of econometrics. Based on her bachelor’s dissertation, she published an article on the anchoring of inflation expectations in cooperation with Prof. Dieter Nautz. Laura holds a M.Sc. in Economics/Econometrics from The University of Edinburgh.

Laura’s research interests are focused around monetary and fiscal policy and applied econometrics. In her master’s dissertation, she investigated the macroeconomic effects of the ECB’s asset purchase programme applying Bayesian econometric methods; prior to embarking on her PhD studies, Laura spent a year working at the Monetary Policy Strategy Division of the ECB. She has also completed internships at the Deutsche Bundesbank and the European Climate Foundation.

Publications

DIW Weekly Report 1/2 / 2020

Construction Industry an Important Pillar of the Economy; Investment Assistance Taking Effect

2020| Martin Gornig, Claus Michelsen, Laura Pagenhardt
DIW Wochenbericht 1/2 / 2020

Bauwirtschaft wichtige Stütze der Konjunktur – Investitionsförderung beginnt zu wirken

2020| Martin Gornig, Claus Michelsen, Laura Pagenhardt
DIW Weekly Report 49/50 / 2019

German Economy: Industry Struggles to Shake of the Crisis: DIW Economic Outlook

2019| Claus Michelsen, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Laura Pagenhardt, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 49/50 / 2019

Strengthen the Foundation of the German Economy: Editorial

2019| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Laura Pagenhardt, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
DIW Wochenbericht 50 / 2019

Deutsche Wirtschaft: Industrie kämpft sich mühsam aus der Krise: Grundlinien der Wirtschaftsentwicklung im Winter 2019

2019| Claus Michelsen, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Laura Pagenhardt, Thore Schlaak