Mathias Trabandt

Professor and Chair in Macroeconomics, Freie Universität Berlin, DIW and IWH

Mathias Trabandt joined the School of Business and Economics at Freie Universität Berlin in August 2015 as a full professor and holds the Chair in Macroeconomics. He is also a Research Director at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) and a Research Fellow at the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH). 

Prof. Trabandt’ research and teaching interests focus on macroeconomics, monetary economics, public economics, labor economics, international macroeconomics, financial frictions and applied econometrics. His research has been published in e.g. the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Econometrica, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the European Economic Review, the American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) and the Handbook of Monetary Economics. 

Before joining the School of Business and Economics, Prof. Trabandt was Chief of the ‚Global Modeling Studies Section‘ at the International Finance Division of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington D.C. Earlier in his career, Prof. Trabandt also held positions as an economist at the European Central Bank and Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt and at Sveriges Riksbank in Stockholm. 

Prof. Trabandt received his Ph.D. in economics from Humboldt University Berlin.

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