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  • Willi Semmler

    Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development

    Office Location:

    Albert and Vera List Academic Center


    My research and teaching interests are:

    • Empirical Macroeconomics 
    • Macroeconomics of the US and EU 
    • Financial Markets 
    • Economics of Climate Change
    • Business Cycles
    • Macro Dynamics

    Curriculum Vitae

    Degrees Held:

    PhD 1976, Free University of Berlin

    Professional Affiliations:

    Research Associate, SCEPA, New York, research on the Economics of Climate Change (Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis)

    Research Associate, Center for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany

    University of Bielefeld, Germany

    Recent Publications:

    Recent Books

    Sustainable Asset Accumulation and Dynamic Portfolio Decisions, with Carl Chiarella, C.-Y. Hsiao, and Lebogang Mateane. Springer, 2016.

    (Festschrift) Dynamic Modeling, Empirical Macroeconomics, and Financessays in Honor of Willi SemmlerLucas Bernard and Nyambuu, Unurjargal (eds). Springer, 2016.

    Articles published in Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economic Theory, Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistic. Books published at Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Princeton University Press, Cambridge University Press, Columbia University Press, and MIT Press., 

    For downloadable publications by Willi Semmler, see his page at SSRN and at Ideas (Research Papers in Economics). His Curriculum Vitae is also available.

    Performances And Appearances:

    Evaluation Committee, IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria

    Evaluation of Research Projects for the EU Comission

    Visitor of the European Central Bank, Fall 2014

    Research Interests:

    Empirical Macroeconomics; Macroeconomics of the US and EU; Financial Market; Economics of Climate Change; Business Cycles; Macro Dynamics; Nonlinear Modeling

    Awards And Honors:

    Fulbright Professor, University of Economics, Vienna, Fall 2011

    Current Courses:

    International Finance

    Independent Study (Open Campus)

    Mentored Research (Open Campus)

    Directed Dissertation Study (Open Campus)

    Intermediate Macroeconomics

    Independent Study (Open Campus)

    Ind Senior Project (Open Campus)