Welcome to the webpage of the Chair of Macroeconomics (Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insb. Makroökonomik)

October 19th, 2017

New comment in the media

The Oekonomenstimme posted a new comment of Almut Balleer, Britta Gehrke and Christian Merkl on the effects of working time accounts in the Great Recession in Germany on its website. Click here to get to the whole article which is written in German.

October 5th, 2017

Post-exam review „Internationale Wirtschaft“

The post-exam review for „Internationale Wirtschaft“ will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 15.15h in room LG 3.159. Please register until Monday, October 16, by writing an e-mail to britta.kohlbrecher@fau.de.

September 7th, 2017

Post-exam review „Makroökonomie“

The post-exam review for „Makroökonomie“ (Bachelor and IWR) will take place on Thursday, 19. October 2017, from 16.45 to 18.15 am in room LG 0.141.
Please note that in order to review your exam you must register via Studon (link; register period: 01. – 16. October). You will not be able to review the exam without registering.
More information can be found here.

August 26th, 2017

Post-exam review UMV

The exam viewing for „Unternehmen, Märkte, Volkswirtschaften“ from SS 2017 will take place on Monday, 16 October 2017, from 8 to 9:30 am in room LG 0.141. Please sign up via StudOn using this link.

July 31st, 2017

Joint Macro-Labor Workshop with the IAB and IfW in October 2017

This year’s Macro-Labor Workshop, organized jointly with the IAB and IfW, is taking place on October 13th and 14th. The preliminary program can be found here.

July 20th, 2017

Student assitant at the IAB

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg is searching for a student assistant in the area of Labor Market Processes and Institutions starting September 1st, 2017. More information can be found here.


July 19th, 2017

FAU/IAB-Seminar Macroeconomics and Labor Markets in the Summer Semester 2017

The series of seminars topics dealing with Macroeconomics and the Labor Market takes place every second Tuesday at FAU, Lange Gasse 20 in Nuremberg, or the IAB, Regensburger Straße 100 in Nuremberg.

In the last session, July 25th, Christian Merkl is going to present his paper „Wage Cyclicalities and Labor Market Dynamics at the Establishment Level: Theory and Evidence“.

More information can be found here.

July 15th, 2017

Practical Seminar with Consorsbank

The Consorsbank & the Chair of Macroeconomics have successfully completed the first joint applied quantitative seminar in the MSE program.

We are thankful for this opportunity and look forward to further joint experiences. We are happy that Kai Friedrich, CEO Consorsbank and DAB BNP Paribas, shares our impressions.

June 30th, 2017

Economists Reception in the Summer Semester 2017

In the Economist Reception (former) students of the Economics Program of the University Erlangen-Nuremberg are invited once every semester. These guests will present in which occupations they work today and how they got there.

This semester’s Economists Reception takes place on July 6th (Thursday), 2017. The guests invited are Christoph Brug from the Helaba-Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen and Felix Schröter from the ifo Institute Munich.

More information can be found here.