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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Economic Theory II (Macro)

Institute for Economic Theory II (Macro)

 

Professor Michael C. Burda, PhD

Spandauer Straße 1
D-10178 Berlin
Office: Room 127a
Tel:  +49 30 2093 5638
Fax: +49 30 2093 5696

Office hours: Mo, 10:15-11:45

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The courses "Macroeconomics I", "Macroeconomics II" as well as "European Integration" by Prof. Burda are available as an online podcast.

 

New research

Burda, M.C. & S. Seele (2017) "Das deutsche Arbeitsmarktwunder: Eine Bilanz", Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 18(3), 179-204 (2017), [Data available here]

Almosova, A., Burda, M. C.,Voigts, S. (2017) "Social Security Contributions and the Business Cycle"  [Data available here]

Burda, M. C.,, Weder, M. (2017) “The Economics of German Unification after Twenty-five Years: Lessons for Korea” SFB Discussion Paper 2017-009

Burda, M. C., Hammermesh, D., Genadek, K. (2017) “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Non-Work at Work” NBER Working Paper w23096

Albertini, J., Hairauld, J.O. (2016), "Aggregate Employment, Job Polarization and Inequalities: A Transatlantic Perspective."Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Albertini, J., & Lan, H. (2016), "The importance of time-varying parameters in new Keynesian models with zero lower bound."Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Burda, M. C., & Seele, S. (2016), "No Role for the Hartz Reforms? Demand and Supply Factors in the German Labor Market, 1993-2014."Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Dlugoszek, G.R. (2016), "Solving DSGE Portfolio Choice Models with Asymmetric Countries"Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. 

Voigts, S. (2016), "Measuring the benefit from reducing income inequality in terms of GDP", Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. 

Brede, M. (2016), "Budget-neutral fiscal rules targeting inflation differentials"Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Burda, M. (2015), "The German Labor Market Miracle, 2003-2005: An Assessment"Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. 

Burda, M. and Severgnini, B. (2015), "TFP Convergence in German States since Reunification: Evidence and Explanations" (No. SFB649DP2015-054). Sonderforschungsbereich 649

Burda, M., Genadek, K. and Hamermesh, D. (2015), "Not Working at Work: Loafing, Unemployment and Labor Productivity", (No. w21923). National Bureau of Economic Research.

Burda, M. and Weder, M. (2015), "Payroll Taxes, Social Insurance and Business Cycles", Journal of the European Economic Association.

Albertini, J. and Poirier, A. (2015), "Unemployment Benefits Extensions at the Zero Lower Bound on Nominal Interest Rate", The Review of Economic Dynamics.

Meyer-Gohde, A. and Neuhoff, D. (2015), "Solving and estimating linearized DSGE models with VARMA shock processes and filtered data", Economics Letters.

Burda, M. and Kirchgässner, G. (2015), "Wissenschaftliches Fehlverhalten und der Ethikkodex des Vereins für Socialpolitik", Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Vol. 16 No. 1, pp. 88–105.

Lan, H. and Meyer-Gohde, A. (2014), "Solvability of Perturbation Solutions to DSGE Models", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 45, pp. 366 - 388.

Burda, M. and Severgnini, B. (2014), "Solow Residuals without Capital Stocks" Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 109, pp. 154–171.

Lan, H., Meyer-Gohde, A. (2013), "Solving DSGE Models with a Nonlinear Moving Average" Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 37, Iss. 12, pp. 2643 − 2667.

Burda, M.  (2013), "Cyclical Variation in Labor Hours and Productivity Using the ATUS" American Economic Review, Vol. 103 No.3, pp. 99-104.

Burda, M. , Hamermesh, D. and Weil, P.  (2013), "Total Work and Gender: Facts and a Possible Explanations", Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 26 No. 1, pp. 239-261. 

Albertini, J. (2013), "Search frictions, wage rigidities and the optimal design of unemployment insurance", 2013, with Xavier Fairise, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 37 No. 9, pp. 1796-1813.

Burda, M., Hamermesh, D. and Stewart, J. (2013),"Cyclical Variation in Labor Hours and Productivity Using the ATUS" American Economic Review, 103(3), 99-104.