Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch

  NEW affiliation:
Professor and Head of Research Area "Global Macroeconomics"
  Kiel Institute for the World Economy
and Department of Economics, Kiel University

  Please contact me via email: christoph.trebesch@ifw-kiel.

  Research Affiliate of CEPR and CESifo

My Google Scholar page
Portrait in the Süddeutsche Zeitung (Oct. 2015)

New Research:

  • Political Booms, Financial Crises, NBER Working Paper, July 2014, with Helios Herrera and Guillermo Ordonez,
    at the Journal of Political Economy

  • Foreign Law Bonds: Can They Reduce Sovereign Borrowing Costs?, November 2014, with Marcos Chamon and Julian Schumacher
    R&R at the Journal of International Economics

  • The Effect of Labor Migration on the Diffusion of Democracy: Evidence from a Former Soviet Republicwith Toman Omar Mahmoud, Hillel Rapoport and Andreas Steinmayr. Forthcoming in the American Economic Journal - Applied Economics

  • Global Cycles: Capital Flows, Commodities, and Sovereign Defaults, 1815-2015, with Carmen Reinhart and Vincent Reinhart
    American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, 2016.
  • The International Monetary Fund: 70 Years of Reinvention, with Carmen Reinhart,
    Journal of Economic Perspectives
    , 2016.
  • The Pitfalls of External Dependence: Greece 1829-2015, NBER Working Paper 21664 and CEPR DP 10898, Oct. 2015, with Carmen Reinhart, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2016.

  • Going to Extremes: Politics after Financial Crises, 1870-2014, with Manuel Funke and Moritz Schularick.
    European Economic Review
    , 2016.

  • The Output Costs of Hard and Soft Sovereign Default, with Michael Zabel,
    European Economic Review, 2016.
  • Sovereign Debt Relief and its Aftermath, with Carmen Reinhart, Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA), 2016
    an earlier version is available as NBER Working Paper 20577

  • Sovereign Defaults: The Price of Haircuts, with Juan Cruces (Paper, Appendix) *** NEW *** 2014 Update of Haircut Dataset, August 7, 2014. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2013.