Advanced Studies Program

Topics in International Macroeconomics and Trade – Nitya Pandalai-Nayar & Christoph Böhm (UT Austin)

21 - 25 Jul 2025

24105 Kiel
Kiel Institut für Weltwirtschaft, Kiellinie 66


Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (UT Austin)

Nitya Pandalai- Nayar is an assistant professor at the department of Economics at UT Austin and NBER Faculty Research Follower. Nitya completed her Ph.D in Economics at the University of Michigan. Her research is in the field of international economics and explores the effects of globalization on various aggregate outcomes  such as the role of trade linkages and global supply chains in aggregate fluctuations and cross-country business cycle synchronization. She has won several awards including the Kiel Institute´s Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs 2023.  

Christoph Böhm (UT Austin)

Christoph E. Boehm is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research for Monetary Policy. Previously, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University.He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.His research interests are in international macroeconomics with a focus on business cycles, monetary policy, fiscal policy and the transmission of economic shocks between countries.He has won several awards, including the Essay Award for Young Economists from the World Trade Organization.


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