Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch

Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy


Main research interests

  • Sovereign Debt and Default
  • International Capital Flows
  • Financial Stability and Financial Crises
  • Political Economy
  • International Financial Institutions

For an overview of my research papers please visit:

Current Position:
Since April 2017 Kiel Institute, Head of Research Area “International Finance and Global Governance”
Since April 2017 Professor of Macroeconomics (tenured), Kiel University

Previous Positions:
2011-2017 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, University of Munich (LMU)
2006-2011 Research Associate, Hertie School and FU Berlin

2011           PhD (Doctorate) in Economics, Free University Berlin
2009/2010  Yale, Visiting Graduate Student (Fox Fellowship)
2005/2006  Kiel Advanced Studies Programme
2005           Master (Diplom) in Economics, Free University Berlin

Research Visits:
2016 (Febr/April) UC Berkely
2014 (Jan & Oct) Harvard Kennedy School
2013 (Sept.) Fed Chicago
2013 & 2010 International Monetary Fund

Past Events