2003-2007: PhD Student in Economics, University of Munich. Thesis: Frameworks for the Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Monetary Policy.
1998-2003: Studies in Economics and Politics, University of Munich, received degree "Diplom-Volkswirt" in 07/2003. Thesis: Arbitrage, Liquidity, and Systemic Risk - Theoretical Considerations about the Crisis of LTCM.
2000-2001: University of Warwick, UK.
1997: Abitur, Max-Planck-Gymnasium, Munich.
Alumni-Prize for Young Economists
2006: European Central Bank, Monetary Policy Strategy Division, Frankfurt.
2003: Ifo Institute, Financial Markets Division, Munich.
2001: Allianz PIMCO Asset Management, Economics & Strategy Research, Munich.
2001: Goldman Sachs, Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities, London.
2001-2003: Student Assistant, Seminar for Macroeconomics, University of Munich.
1999-2000: Student Assistant, CES, University of Munich.
1998-99: Working Student, HVB-Info GmbH, Munich.
1997-98: Social Service, St. Hildegard, Munich.
Summer Term 2007: Theory of Monetary Policy
Winter Term 2006/2007: Macroeconomics
Winter Term 2005/2006: Theory of Monetary Policy; New Keynesian Macroeconomics
Summer Term 2005: Macroeconomics
Winter Term 2004/2005: Theory of Monetary Policy; Banking Regulation
Summer Term 2004: Macroeconomics; Current Approaches to Monetary Policy
Winter Term 2003/2004: Theory of Monetary Policy; Monetary Policy and Asset Prices
(International) Monetary Economics, Financial Market Regulation.
Liquidity Risk and Monetary Policy, University of Munich, Discussion Papers in Economics 2007-27, August 2007.
Three Liquidity Crises in Retrospective: Implications for Central Banking Today, University of Munich, Discussion Papers in Economics 2007-26, August 2007.
Discretion Rather than Rules? When is discretionary policy-making better than the timeless perspective?, ECB Working Paper No. 717, January 2007.
When Discretion is Better: Initial Conditions and the Timeless Perspective, June 2005, available upon request.
Using Taylor Rules to Understand European Central Bank Monetary Policy (with Jan-Egbert Sturm), German Economic Review, 2007, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 375-398. (Published Version, CESifo Working Paper No. 1110, December 2003)
Frameworks for the Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Monetary Policy, PhD-Thesis, University of Munich, July 2007.
Consequences of Inflation Differentials in the Euro Area (with Steffen Henzel, in German), ifo Schnelldienst 59 (11), 2006, pp. 12-27. Reprinted in: Abberger, Flaig, Nierhaus (eds.), ifo Forschungsberichte Nr. 33, ifo Konjunkturumfragen und Konjunkturanalyse, 2007.
Interest Rate Reaction Functions: The Influence of Growth Rates vs. Deviations from Trend as Output Gap Measures (with Jan-Egbert Sturm), in: Advances in Macroeconometric Modeling. Papers and Proceedings of the 4th IWH Workshop in Macroeconometrics; Dreger, Galler (eds), Nomos Verlag, Baden Baden, 2005, pp. 275-294.
Übungen zur Makroökonomie, Pearson Studium, 2004, 2nd ed. 2006. (with J. Forster and U. Klüh)