Short Bio

Since 2013 I am Senior Economist at the Research Division of Sveriges Riksbank. Prior to that I was Research Associate at the UCL Department of Economics.


I earned my PhD in Economics at the EUI Economics Department. The title of my thesis is “Three Essays on Financial Markets and Banking”.

I started my studies in economics at the University of Mannheim where I graduated as “Diplom Volkswirt” in 2007. In the academic year 2005/2006 I was visiting student at the PhD program in economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).


I was lecturer for the 3rd year Economics course Industrial Economics II: Dynamic Industrial Organization (ECON3013) at the University College London in 2011/2012 and 2012/2013.

Achievements & Fellowships

2012: Fellowship Stiftung Geld und Währung
11/2010 – 10/2011: 4th year EUI grant and DAAD “Forschungs- und Kongresskostenpauschale”
09/2007 – 08/2010: DAAD scholarship for doctoral studies at EUI, Florence
09/2005 – 06/2006: DAAD-ISAP scholarship and McKinsey&Company scholarship (both for the exchange year at UCLA)
01/2004 – 12/2011: Scholarship of career network

Other Professional Experience (research and teaching related)

09/2019-12/2019: Visiting Research Fellow, Central Bank Research Fellowship Programme, BIS Head Office, Switzerland
07/2011-09/2011: Summer visiting researcher at the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Budapest, Hungary
09/2006-12/2006: Internship at the Deutsche Bundesbank Research Center, Frankfurt, Germany
10/2004-06/2005: Student teaching assistant for Macroeconomics I and II at the University of Mannheim, Germany