I am an economist and a professional forecaster for RWI – Leibniz Institute of Economic Research in Essen, Germany at the division Macroeconomics and Public Finance.

I am part of the junior faculty of the Ruhr Graduate School of Economics and teach at the Jacobs University in Bremen.

On this page you will find my research, forecasts, replication codes, and teaching materials.


  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Forecasting
  • Econometrics
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Teaching


  • PhD in Economics, 2015

    Hamburg Graduate School of Economics at the University of Hamburg

  • MSc in Economics, 2011

    University of Bonn

  • BSc Economics and Management, 2008

    University of Magdeburg



Joint Economic Forecast 2016--2020

Bi-annual forecast for the German and the world economy prepared on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

RWI Business Cycle Forecasts

Analyses of the German and the world economy.

Scientific advisory for the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

Advisory for the German delegation in the EU Output gap working group

The macroeconomic effects of uncertainty

A collection of my economic research on uncertainty in international economic context


The effects of COVID-19 on the Italian economy

This is an excerpt from our 2020 spring economic forecast

Presenting at the Eighth Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics

I will attend the ICEEE 2019 in Lecce, Italy and present on Friday, the 25-th. I have created a calendar file (.ics) with the program for easier navigating there.