Working Papers & Work in Progress

Optimal Taxes on Capital in the OLG Model with Uninsurable Idiosyncratic Income Risk (with Dirk Krueger), 2018, under review.

Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs (with Nils Grevenbrock, Max Groneck und Alexander Zimper), 2018, under revision, revise and resubmit at: International Economic Review.

Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs: An Application (with Nils Grevenbrock, Max Groneck und Alexander Zimper), 2018.

The Impact of Biases in Survival Beliefs on Savings Behavior (with Max Groneck and Alex Zimper), 2017, under revision. Supplementary Appendix

Higher-Order Income Risk over the Business Cycle: A Parametric Approach (with Christopher Busch), 2019, work in progress.

Secular Stagnation? Growth, Asset Returns and Welfare in the Next Decades (with Raphael Abiry and Christian Geppert), work in progress.

Should Germany Build a New Wall? Macroeconomic Lessons from the 2015-20? Refugee Wave (with Christopher Busch, Zainab Iftikhar and Dirk Krueger), 2019, work in progress

Financial Markets Deregulation and Income Inequality: A Tale of two Tails (with Ctirad Slavik, Alexander Monge-Naranjo, Faisal Sohail), 2019, work in progress.

The Medical Expansion, Life-Expactancy and Endogenous Directed Technical Change (with Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, Dirk Krueger and Matthias Schön), 2019, work in progress.

On the Optimal Interplay of Early and Late Education Subsidies and Taxation (with Fabian Becker and Dirk Krueger), work in progress.

Assortative Matching and Social Mobility: The Education Channel (with Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Zhao Jin and Irina Popova), work in progress.

House Price Expectations and Housing Choice (with Jochen Mankart, Jorge Quintana, Nate Vellekoop and Mirko Wiederholt), work in progress.

The Optimal Joint Design of Unemployment and Pension Insurance (with Nils Grevenbrock), work in progress.

A New Utility Function for Macroeconomists (with Raphael Abiry), 2015, work in progress