Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg



Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insb. Makroökonomik

phone: +49345 7753-801
fax: +49345 7753-799

Leibniz-Institut für Writschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)
Kleine Märkerstraße 8
06108 Halle (Saale)

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Here you will find the Chair of economics, especially macroeconomics Team, which is located in the rooms of the Halle Institute for Economic Research – Member of the Leibniz Association    (IWH).



Scientific staff

Associate lecturer

Student assistants

Alexander Brang

External doctoral students

Former PhD students

  • Dr. Sebastian Giesen (Deutsche Bundesbank)
    • Dissertation: Financial factors in macroeconometric models
  • Dr. Gregor von Schweinitz (IWH/ Juniorprofessor an der Universität Leipzig)
    • Dissertation: Modelling Macroeconomic Risk: the Genesis of the European Debt Crisis
  • Dr. Andrej Drygalla (IWH)
    • Dissertation: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analyses in Estimated DSGE Models
  • Dr. Geraldine Dany-Knedlik (DIW)
    • Dissertation: The Great Recession and its Effects on Monetary Policy: From Policy Transmission to Target Dynamics
  • Dr. Stefan Gießler (IWH)
    • Dissertation: Macroeconometric Analysis of Monetary Policy, Sovereign Risk and Commoditity Prices
  • Jan-Christoph Scherer (IWH):
    • Dissertation:  The Role of Interdependencies between the mirco and macro Level in  Explanining Investment Dynamics and its Determinants
  • Christoph Schult (IWH):
    • Dissertation:The Role of Energy Markets and Expectations in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Former Post-doctor students

Habilitation: Essays on Financial Crisis

Former staff

Former Student Assistant

  • Jan Blaschke