Prof. Michael Binder, Ph.D.
Michael Binder is Professor of Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt (Chair for International Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics), Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management (GSEFM) of Goethe University Frankfurt and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, and Program Director for International Economics at the Center for Financial Studies (CFS). Binder received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, and subsequently was a faculty member at the University of Maryland. Binder has published on a variety of topics in macroeconomics and applied econometrics, and is/was an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Empirical Economics. Binder has held visiting appointments inter alia at Australian National University, the University of Cambridge, CESifo, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the Bank of Spain. His current research in part examines the implications of financial and trade globalization for business cycle dynamics, output growth and exchange rate dynamics. This research involves the development of new econometric methods for cross-country panel data sets.