Matthias Doepke

Professor of Economics, Northwestern University; Research Fellow, CEPR

Matthias Doepke is a Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. He is also a Research Fellow of CEPR, a Research Associate of NBER, Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, and Associate Editor of the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Growth, and the Journal of Demographic Economics. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2000 and was named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in 2005.

His research is focused on understanding the determinants of long-run economic growth and on the role of family decision making in macroeconomics. He has worked on the interaction of economic growth and demographic change, the role of political and social reforms during the transition to growth, cultural factors in economic development, the macroeconomics of gender, and on the economics of parenting. He is also interested in monetary economics, and in particular the redistributional effects of inflation.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey