SAFE Chair of Public Finance and Debt Management

Prof. Dr. Alexander Ludwig


Since April 2014 I am Professor for Public Finance and Debt Management at Goethe University, Frankfurt and since July 2015 I am program director of the "Macro Finance" research area, one of five under SAFE’s research programs. Since August 2018 I am Head of Department EI (Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy) at Goethe University Frankfurt.

I am also affiliated with the following institutions: CMR, University of Cologne; MEA, Munich; Netspar and ZEW, University of Mannheim. I participated in the DFG priority program 1578 and since March 2018 I am  project leader of the Norface DIAL project Trends in Inequality: Sources and Policy.  I am Editorial Board Member at the Journal of Pension Economics & Finance and at the Journal of Demographic Economics. My research interests are in the fields of dynamic macroeconomics with heterogeneous agents, public finance and computational economics.