Empirical Macroeconomics

The institute of macroeconomics deals with macroeconomic research questions in areas such as monetary policy, finance, international economics, behavioural economics as well as ecological economics. Research output has been published in internationally renowned journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and European Economic Review. Current research focusses on announcement effects of central banks on households’ expectations, private equity investments and FDI.


  • Prof. Dr. Michael Lamla
  • Dr. Stefano Maiani
  • Christina Korf
  • Maike Mente