Data is the raw material of the information age, the new gold, as some say. Knowing how to handle and analyze data and to draw the right conclusions is a key qualification both in a business and in an economic policy environment. This course in applied econometrics provides you with insight and experience in how to apply statistical methods to examine a wide range of questions in economics and beyond.
Studied Economics and languages in Germany and France. M.Sc. (Economics, University of Hanover) 1993, Ph.D. 1998 (Dr. rer. pol, University of Trier) with a thesis on whether moderate inflation harms growth (answer: mostly not, but it depends). 20 years as a bank economist trying to make sense of global economies and financial markets. Then switching sides, dealing with government debt and financial market regulation at the Danish Ministry of Finance. Main professional interests: Monetary macroeconomics, economic policy and European integration. With DIS since 2019.