Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Publications Database

Author

Prof. Dr. Alexander Ludwig


Department

  • Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy

Chair

  • SAFE Chair of Public Finance and Debt Management

Academic / Professional Positions

  • Since April 2014 Professor for Public Finance and Debt Management
  • 2009 – April 2014 Professor for Macroeconomics, University of Cologne
  • 2005 – 2009 Head of Research Unit “Macroeconomics” and Assistant Professor, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Universität Mannheim

Education

  • 2001 – 2005: Dissertation, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA), University of Mannheim and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
  • 05/2001: Diploma in Economics, University of Mannheim

Research Interests

  • Dynamic macroeconomics with heterogeneous agents
  • Public finance
  • Computational economics

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Author Publications

Idiosyncratic Risk, Aggregate Risk, and the Welfare Effects of Social Security
International Economic Review
Selected
2018
Ludwig, Alexander
Harenberg, Daniel
Endogenous Grids in Higher Dimensions: Delaunay Interpolation and Hybrid Methods
Computational Economics
2018
Ludwig, Alexander
Schön, Matthias
Aging and pension reform: extending the retirement age and human capital formation
Journal of Pension Economics and Finance
2017 Vogel, Edgar
Ludwig, Alexander
Börsch-Supan, Axel
A life-cycle model with ambiguous survival beliefs
Journal of Economic Theory
Selected
2016 Groneck, Max
Ludwig, Alexander
Zimper, Alexander
On the Optimal Provision of Social Insurance: Progressive Taxation versus Education Subsidies in General Equilibrium
Journal of Monetary Economics
Selected
2015 Krueger, Dirk
Ludwig, Alexander
Social Security in an Analytically Tractable Overlapping Generations Model with Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Risk
International Tax and Public Finance
2015 Harenberg, Daniel
Ludwig, Alexander
Biased Bayesian learning with an application to the risk-free rate puzzle
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
Selected
2014
Ludwig, Alexander
Zimper, Alexander
Aging in Europe: Reforms, International Diversification and Behavioral Reactions
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings
2014 Börsch-Supan, Axel
Härtl, Klaus
Ludwig, Alexander
A decision-theoretic model of asset-price underreaction and overreaction to dividend news
Annals of Finance
2013
Ludwig, Alexander
Zimper, Alexander
A Parsimonious Model of Subjective Life Expectancy
Theory and Decision
2013
Ludwig, Alexander
Zimper, Alexander
Optimal Progressive Labor Income Taxation and Education Subsidies When Education Decisions and Intergenerational Transfers Are Endogenous
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings
2013 Krueger, Dirk
Ludwig, Alexander
Demographic change, human capital and welfare
Review of Economic Dynamics
2012
Ludwig, Alexander
Schelke, Thomas
Vogel, Edgar
Mortality, fertility, education and capital accumulation in a simple OLG economy
Journal of Population Economics
2010
Ludwig, Alexander
Vogel, Edgar
Sharing Demographic Risk--Who Is Afraid of the Baby Bust?
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
2010
Ludwig, Alexander
Reiter, Michael
On attitude polarization under Bayesian learning with non-additive beliefs
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
2009 Zimper, Alexander
Ludwig, Alexander
The Gauss–Seidel–quasi-Newton method: A hybrid algorithm for solving dynamic economic models
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
Selected
2007
Ludwig, Alexander
On the Consequences of Demographic Change for Rates of Returns to Capital, and the Distribution of Wealth and Welfare
Journal of Monetary Economics
Selected
2007 Krueger, Dirk
Ludwig, Alexander
Rational expectations and ambiguity: A comment on Abel (2002)
Economics Bulletin
2006 Zimper, Alexander
Ludwig, Alexander
Ageing, Pension Reform and Capital Flows: A Multi-Country Simulation Model
Economica
2006 Börsch-Supan, Axel
Ludwig, Alexander
Winter, Joachim
Investment behavior under ambiguity: The case of pessimistic decision makers
Mathematical Social Sciences
2006
Ludwig, Alexander
Zimper, Alexander
The Relationship between Stock Prices, House Prices and Consumption in OECD Countries
Topics in Macroeconomics
2004
Ludwig, Alexander
Sloek, Torsten
Pension Reform, Capital Markets, and the Rate of Return
German Economic Review
2003 Börsch-Supan, Axel
Heiss, Florian
Ludwig, Alexander
Winter, Joachim