Michael Reiter has been Head of the Department of Economics and Finance since January 2014. He received his PhD from the University of Munich in 1993. He returned to Munich as Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in 1995, after a stay as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario in 1994/95. In 1997 he joined the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, first as an Assistant Professor and then as an Associate Professor. He joined the IHS in 2007.
Recent Publications in Journals
"Lumpy Investment and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism", 2013, (with Tommy Sveen and Lutz Weinke), Journal of Monetary Economics,, 2013, 60(7), 821-834
"Sharing Demographic Risk -- Who is Afraid of the Baby Bust?" (with Alexander Ludwig), 2010, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2 (November), 83-118
"Solving Heterogenous Agent Models by Projection and Perturbation", 2009, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 33(3), 649-665
"Business Cycles, Unemployment Insurance, and the Calibration of Matching Models" (with James Costain), 2008, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 32, 4, 1120-1155