Spring 2011 Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Economics
2005 - 2010 Ph.D. student at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics, University of Mannheim, advisor: Tom Krebs
For results on the U.S. earnings, income, and wealth distribution please visit this data page. It comprises results from my paper with José-Víctor Ríos-Rull (see Research section above)
together with some additional results. I am still uploading some additional results from time to time. Please contact me if you have questions or comments.
Work in progress
"What hides behind the German labor market miracle? A macroeconomic analysis" with Benjamin Hartung and Philip Jung
"Inequality and Household Debt in America 1948 - 2013" with Moritz Schularick and Ulrike I. Steins
"Wage dynamics in long-term contracts" with Philip Jung
"Welfare analysis with permanent income shocks"
Spring 2013 Topics Course "Limited Commitment Models"
Fall 2012: Macroeconomics A (in German)
Spring 2012: Seminar (Project module) "Labor markets" with Philip Jung
Fall 2011: Macroeconomics A (in German), Topics Course “Optimal Unemployment Insurance”
Spring 2011 Seminar “Labor Economics”, literature list
Fall 2010: Macroeconomics A (in German)
Spring 2010: Seminar “Consumption and Saving”