Werner Roeger

Head of Models and Databases unit, Directorate General for Economics and Finance, European Commission

Werner Roeger is head of the unit "Models and Databases" at the Directorate General for Economics and Finance at the European Commission in Brussels. He received his PhD from the University of Freiburg (Germany) and worked at the Institute for Applied Economic Research at the University of Tübingen before joining the European Commission in 1988. In 2001 he was a visiting professor at Humboldt University in Berlin.

In his work within the Commission he is responsible for developing and maintaining the international macroeconomic model QUEST III, which is used by DG ECFIN for impact assessments of structural and fiscal policies and of shocks hitting the Euro Area and its member states. Another area of activity is the regular calculation of medium term projections, potential growth and output gaps for EU member states and the development of the methodology in the context of the Output Gap Working Group of the Economic Policy Committee. His research interests focus on quantitative analysis of fiscal and structural policies as well as the analysis of external and internal imbalances.  

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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