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

January 9th, 2018

Economists Reception in the Winter Semester 2017/2018

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 January 22nd (Monday), 2018. The guest invited is Christian Speth from the Consorsbank.

More information can be found here.

January 9th, 2018

FAU/IAB-Seminar Macroeconomics and Labor Markets in the Winter Semester 2017/2018

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 next session, January 16th, Leo Kaas (Uni Konstanz) is going to present his research on „Understanding Vacancy Yields: Evidence from Germany“.

Here you can find the preliminary program.

November 17th, 2017

Pictures of the workshop

The program, list of participants and pictures of the Labor Markets and Macroeconomics workshop can be found here.

November 2nd, 2017

New comment in the media

VoxEU posted a new article of Rüdiger Bachmann, Christian Bayer, Stefan Seth, Heiko Stüber, Felix Wellschmied and Christian Merkl on „Worker churn and employment growth at the establishment level: Evidence from Germany“ on its website. Click here to get to the whole article.

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.

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.