Goethe University
Goethe University of Frankfurt
Chair of Money and Macroeconomics
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Christos Koulovatianos (Ph.D. Rochester)

Visiting Professor April 2009
Chair of Money and Macroeconomics
Goethe University of Frankfurt
House of Finance
Room HoF 3.55
Grueneburgplatz 1
PF H32
60323 Frankfurt am Main
email: email
Phone: ++49-(0)69-798-33834, ++49-(0)69-798-33638 (Secr.)
Fax: ++49-(0)69-798-33924


Research fields: macroeconomics, growth/development economics, political economy.
Research interests: macroeconomics, dynamic games, incomplete information and rational learning, dynamic endogenous taxation, industry dynamics, technological change and development, household-size economies.

Selected Publications
Saving Rates and Portfolio Choice with Subsistence Consumption, 2012, co-authored with Carolina Achury and Sylwia Hubar, Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 15(1), 108–126.
Evidence on the Insurance Effect of Redistributive Taxation, 2010, co-authored with Charles Grant, Alex Michaelides, and Mario Padula, Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 92(4), pp. 965-973.
Optimal Growth and Uncertainty: Learning, 2009, co-authored with Leonard J. Mirman and Marc Santugini, Journal of Economic Theory, January, Vol. 144, pp. 280-295.
Nonmarket Household Time and the Cost of Children, 2009, co-authored with Carsten Schröder and Ulrich Schmidt, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, January, Vol. 27(1), pp.42-51.
The Effects of Market Structure on Industry Growth: Rivalrous Nonexcludable Capital, 2007, co-authored with Leonard J. Mirman, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 133, March, pp. 199-218.
On the Income Dependence of Equivalence Scales, 2005 co-authored with Carsten Schröder and Ulrich Schmidt, Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 89(5-6), June, pp. 967-996.

Other interests