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Global Food Prices and Monetary Policy in an Emerging Market Economy: The Case of India

(together with Sushanta Mallick), Journal of Asian Economics 46, 2016, 56-70 Abstract: This paper investigates a perception in the political debates as to what extent poor countries are affected by price movements in the global commodity markets. To test this

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On the Distrubution of Refugees in the EU

(together with Martin Altemeyer-Bartscher, Axel Lindner, Andreas Schmalzbauer und Götz Zeddies), in: Intereconomics 51(4), 2016, 220-228 Abstract: The current situation regarding the migration of refugees can only be handled efficiently through closer international cooperation in the field of asylum policy.

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Global Food Prices and Business Cycle Dynamics in an Emerging Market Economy

(together with Sushanta Mallick), IWH Discussion Paper 15/2015 Abstract: This paper investigates a perception in the political debates as to what extent poor countries are affected by price movements in the global commodity markets. To test this perception, we use

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Interest Benefits from the Debt Crisis to the German Budget

(with Reint Gropp), IWH Online 8/2015, 1-14 Abstract: In a recent IWH online note, the IWH suggested that due to “flight to safety” effects, Germany was able to issue government debt at lower rates than otherwise would have been possible.

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Do We Need New Modelling Approaches in Macroeconomics?

(together with Claudia M. Buch), in: Nowotny, E, Ritzberger-Grünwald, D., Backé, P.: Financial Cycles and the Real Economy. Lessons for CESEE Countries, Edward Elgar, 2014 (and: IWH Discussion Paper 8/2014) Abstract: The economic and financial crisis that emerged in 2008

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Impact of Personal Economic Environment and Personality Factors on Individual Financial Decision Making

(together with Susanne Prinz, Gerhard Gründer, Ralf Dieter Hilgers and Ingo Vernaleken), Frontiers in Psychology 5, 2014, Article 158 Abstract: This study on healthy young male students aimed to enlighten the associations between an individual’s financial decision making and surrogate

Many observers have appreciated the Irish response to the crisis

Guest article Irish Examiner, January 2, 2013 The debt crisis in some member states of the European Monetary Union shows once more how closely related bank crises and sovereign debt crises are. However, the details of the crises in the

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Efficiency in the UK Commercial Property Market: A Long-run Perspective

(together with Steven Devaney and Rainer Schulz), IWH Discussion Paper 15/2012 Abstract: Informationally efficient prices are a necessary requirement for optimal resource allocation in the real estate market. Prices are informationally efficient if they reflect buildings’ benefit to marginal buyers,

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A Federal Long-run Projection Model for Germany

(together with Maike Irrek and Birgit Schultz), IWH Discussion Paper 11/2012 Abstract: Many economic decisions implicitly or explicitly rely on a projection of the medium- or long-term economic development of a country or region. In this paper, we provide a

Exchange Rate Regime, Real Misalignment and Currency Crises

(together with Sushanta Mallick), Economic Modelling 34, 2013, 5-14 Abstract: Based on 69 sample countries, this paper examines the effect of macroeconomic fundamentals on real effective exchange rates (REER) in these sample countries.

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