Prof. Dr. Alexander Ludwig

Phone:+49 (0)69 798-30036


Address:Goethe University Frankfurt
House of Finance
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3
60629 Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Office:HoF 4.18
Office Hours:By appointment


Academic / Professional Positions

  • Since April 2014 Professor for Public Finance and Macroeconomic Dynamics at Goethe-University, Frankfurt
  • July 2015 - December 2019 Program Director, SAFE, Research Area Macro Finance – Monetary Policy and Fiscal Stability
  • 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), University of Mannheim



  • 2001 – 2005 Dissertation, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA), University of Mannheim
  • May 2001 Diploma in Economics, University of Mannheim


Research Interests

  • dynamic macroeconomics with heterogeneous agents
  • public finance
  • economic policy
  • computational economics



Working Papers & Work in Progress


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Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest