Sebastian Gechert

Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) of the Hans-Böckler Foundation

Sebastian Gechert studied economics and business administration at Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany) from 2003 to 2008. He received his PhD from Chemnitz University in 2014 with a dissertation on fiscal multipliers. From 2008 to 2012 he worked as Teaching and Research Assistant at Chemnitz University before joining the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) in October 2012. Several research and study visits at IWH Halle, IMK and Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Sebastian's current work focuses on the impact of fiscal policy on economic activity and distribution, and the design and impact of fiscal rules.

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  • 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