Welcome to the Chair of Applied Macroeconomics


We are currently working from home so you can best contact us via Email.

During the summer term 2021 the chair offers a masters semiar on fiscal- and labour market policies in recessions. All information and the application are available in StudIP.


A new working paper by Britta Gehrke and co-authors has been published as a IZA Discussion Paper.

„Uncovering the Mechanism(s): Financial Constraints and Wages“


Two articles in collaboration with Britta Gehrke regarding the German economic policy during the corona-crisis have been published on Makronom.

„Wie die Wirtschaftspolitik auf die zweite Infektionswelle reagieren sollte" 

„Was die bisherigen Corona-Programme gebracht haben"


The Herbstgutachten der Gemeinschaftsdiagnose in collaboration with Britta Gehrke is now available. The report contains forecasts over the development of the German and international economy and a statement regarding the economic policy.

"Erholung verliert an Fahrt – Wirtschaft und Politik weiter im Zeichen der Pandemie"


Recent articles by Britta Gehrke and co-authors on the topic of short time work during the Covid-19 crisis can be found here.

„Guidelines for cost-effective use of SURE: Rule-based short-time work with workers’ consent and aligned replacement rates“