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Jun. Prof. Dr. Martin Scheffel

Jun. Prof. Dr. Martin Scheffel - Center for Macroeconomic Research

Research focuses

Labour Market Reform, Labour Market Policy, Public Investments, Financial Stability

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2013 Assistant Professor, University of Cologne
  • 2011 - 2013  Postdoc, Chair of Macroeconomics, Hans Gersbach, ETH Zürich
  • 2008 - 2011 Researcher, ZEW Mannheim
  • 2006 - 2011 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Mannheim
  • 2006 - 2007 Research and Teaching Assistant, Chair of Macroeconomics, Tom Krebs, University of Mannheim
  • 2005 - 2006  A.M. (Master of Arts) in Economics, Brown University 
  • 2000 - 2005  Master in Economics (Diplom-Vw), University of Heidelberg

Selected Publications

Publications

  • Gersbach, Hans, Jean-Charles Rochet and Martin Scheffel (2015): “Taking Banks to Solow”, in: Joseph E.
  • Stiglitz and Martin Guzman (eds.): “Contemporary Issues in Macroeconomics – Lessons from The Crisis
  • and Beyond”, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Krebs, Tom and Martin Scheffel (2013): “Macroeconomic Evaluation of Labor Market Reform in Germany”, in: IMF Economic Review, Vol.61(4), pp.664-701.

Working Papers

  • Krebs, Tom and Martin Scheffel (2016): “Structural Reform in Germany”, IZA Discussion Paper, DP
  • 10439.
  • Gersbach, Hans, Quirin Oberpriller and Martin Scheffel (2015): “Double Free-Riding in Innovation and Abatement: A Rules Treaty Solution”, mimeo.
  • Gersbach, Hans, Jean-Charles Rochet and Martin Scheffel (2015): “Financial Intermediation, Capital Accumulation and Recovery”, mimeo.
  • Krebs, Tom and Martin Scheffel (2011): “Human Capital Risk, Public Consumption, and Optimal Taxation”, CDSE Discussion Paper No. 114.
  • Scheffel, Martin (2011): “Optimal Unemployment Insurance in General Equilibrium”, CDSE Discussion Paper No. 112.

Working in Progress

  • “Labor Market Institutions and the Cost of Recessions”with Tom Krebs (University of Mannheim).
  • “The Bank Capital Transmission Channel with Frictional Labor Markets”with Hans Gersbach (ETH
  • Zürich) and Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zürich).
  • “A Real Business Cycle Model Analysis of Financial Crises and Banking Crises”with Hans Gersbach (ETH
  • Zürich) and Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zürich).
  • “Optimal Labor Market Institutions”with Philip Jung (University of Dortmund).