Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch

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Topics: International Finance, Fiscal Policy & National Budgets, Economic & Financial Crises

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

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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:
https://sites.google.com/site/christophtrebesch/research


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

Education:
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

Journal Article

Political Booms, Financial Crises

Journal of Political Economy
forthcoming
Helios Herrera, Guillermo Ordoñez, Christoph Trebesch

We show that political booms, measured by the rise in governments' popularity, predict financial crises above and beyond other...

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