(together with Stefan Gießler and Katja Heinisch), Journal of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming. Abstract: We analyze whether, and since when, East and West German business cycles are synchronised. We investigate real GDP, unemployment rates and survey data as business cycle …

(Since When) Are East and West German Business Cycles Synchronised? Read more »

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(together with Joao Claudio and Katja Heinisch), Empirical Economics, forthcoming Abstract: Economic forecasts are an important element of rational economic policy both on the federal and on the local or regional level. Solid budgetary plans for government expenditures and revenues …

Nowcasting East German GDP growth: a MIDAS approach Read more »

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(together with Katja Heinisch and Christoph Schult), IWH Discussion Paper 16/2019 Abstract: In the fight against global warming, the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is a major objective. In particular, a decrease in electricity generation by coal could contribute to …

Power Generation and Structural Change: Quantifying Economic Effects of the Coal Phase-out in Germany Read more »

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