Jan-Egbert Sturm

Full Professor of Applied Macroeconomics at the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) and Director of the KOF (Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research) at the ETH Zurich.

Jan-Egbert Sturm is Director of the KOF Swiss Economic Institute as well as Professor of Applied Macroeconomics at the ETH Zurich. He was Researcher at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, until 2001, and taught as Visiting Professor at the School of Business, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia, 2000 and 2005. As Head of the Department for Economic Forecasting and Financial Markets at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, he was also Professor of Economics at the University of Munich (LMU) at the Center for Economic Studies (CES), 2001-2003.

He held the Chair of Monetary Economics in Open Economies at the University of Konstanz, Germany, which was coupled with the position of Director of the Thurgau Institute of Economics (TWI) in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, 2003-2005. In his research, Jan-Egbert Sturm relies heavily on empirical methods and statistics, concentrating on monetary economics, macroeconomics as well as political economy and with a special interest in fields which are closely related to practical and current problems. He has published several books, contributed articles to various anthologies and internationally renowned journals.

Since 2001 he has been member of the CESifo Research Network and since 2003 Research Professor at the Ifo Institute. In 2005 he was appointed to the European Economic Advisory Group of CESifo. In 2006 he was appointed member of the user advisory council of the Ifo Institute. At the beginning of 2007, he became President of the Centre for International Research on Economic Tendency Surveys (CIRET). Since May 2011, he is President of the European Public Choice Society (EPCS) and starting 2013 he is Editor of the European Journal of Political Economy. He is member of several advisory commissions in Switzerland.

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