Harald Uhlig

Chairman and Professor, Department of Economics of the University of Chicago

Harald Uhlig is Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Chicago since 2007 and Chairman of that department since July 2009, after having taught at Princeton, Tilburg University and the Humboldt Universität Berlin. His research interests are in macroeconomics, financial markets and Bayesian econometrics, and in particular at the intersection of these three. He has published a number of articles, e.g. on estimating the effects of monetary policy shocks as well as fiscal policy shocks using an agnostic sign restriction approach, on competitive risk sharing contracts with one-sided commitment, on the implications of habit formation for taxation as well as asset pricing and macroeconomic dynamics, on Bayesian vector-autoregressions with stochastic volatility, on the relationship between rules of thumb versus dynamic programming, the role of network externalities for regional labour markets and on the slow decline in East Germany.

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