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Head of Junior Research Group, since January 2019
Previously, Advisor to the Board and Senior Researcher at ZEW. Background in financial economics. Used machine learning for game programming as a teen, now interested in its omnipresence in economic interactions. Choir singer.
Current research projects
My current research projects focus on the intersections of digital platforms, market design and algorithmic decision-making. Since the Junior Research Group has only recently been set up, my research projects in this area are an almost 1:1 match with the projects of the group:
Past research projects
Expectations, uncertainty & financial markets
Processing information, forming expectations and acting accordingly is an important driver of economic activity and especially financial markets. My research in this area did focus particularly on the origins and the effects of uncertainty.
Innovations in machine learning create opportunities to enhance the economic and econometric toolset. These innovations are not only technical, but also conceptual, particularly for statistical and causal inference.
Policy work and outreach activities
At ZEW, we spend a significant fraction of our time on policy work and outreach activities. Ideally, all our projects have both implications for research and policy-making. Two examples of my policy work and outreach activities: