Sebastian Doerr

I am a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Zurich and an affiliated researcher at the UBS International Center of Economics in Society.

My research focuses on empirical finance and macroeconomics.

I will be available for interviews at the AFA/ASSA 2019 meetings in Atlanta and the European Job Market in Naples.


My job market paper is "Safe Banks, Slow Economy? The Effects of Stress Testing on Entrepreneurs and Productivity" (link to pdf).

Further research:

  • Bank Loan Supply during Crises: The Importance of Geographic Diversification, with Philipp Schaz (2017, link to pdf, Revision requested at Review of Financial Studies)
  • From Finance to Extremism: The Real Effects of Germany’s 1931 Banking Crisis , with Stefan Gissler, José-Luis Peydró and Hans-Joachim Voth (2018, link to pdf)
  • Collateral, Reallocation, and Aggregate Productivity: Evidence from the U.S. Housing Boom (2018, link to pdf, EEA 2018 Young Economist Award)
  • Credit-Supply Shocks and Firm Productivity in Italy, with Mehdi Raissi and Anke Weber (2018, link to pdf, IMF Working Paper, Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol 87, p. 155-171)

Sebastian Doerr

University of Zurich - Department of Economics

You can find my C.V. here.

Contact: Send me an e-mail or visit my UZH homepage