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Jun. Prof. Dr. Tom Zimmermann

Research focuses

Macroeconomics, Finance, Big Data

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 04/2018: Assistant professor University of Cologne
  • 2015 - 2017: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC
  • 2009 - 2015: PhD in Economics, Harvard University
  • 2009 - 2012: MA in Economics, Harvard University
  • 2007 - 2008: Visiting student, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2004 - 2009: Diploma in Economics, University of Bonn 

Selected publications

  • Revisiting the Narrative Approach of Estimating Fiscal Multipliers (2018) (joint with Shafik Hebous), Scandinavian Journal of Economics vol.120(2), pp. 331-653.
  • Estimating the Effects of Coordinated Fiscal Actions in the Euro Area (2013) (joint with Shafik Hebous), European Economic Review, vol. 58, pp. 110-121.

Selected working papers

  • Publication Bias and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns (joint with Andrew Chen)
  • Tree-based conditional portfolio sorts: The relation between past and future stock returns (joint with Benjamin Moritz)