Chair of Empirical International Economics

Julia Richter


  • 08/2017 - 10/2017 Research visit at Ghent University, Belgium (Promoter: Gerdie Everaert)

  • Since 2014 PhD student at the University of Göttingen

  • 2011 - 2014 Master of Science in Economics, University of Kiel, Germany and Syddansk Universitet, Odense, Denmark

    Thesis: Fiscal Policy Effectiveness in Recessions and Financial Crises

  • 2008 - 2011 Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of Kiel

    Thesis: On the Sustainability of Public Finance in Industrialized Countries (awarded with the Erich-Schneider-Award 2012)

Research Interests

  • Applied Macroeconomics, International Business Cycles and Business Cycle Synchronization, Macro-Financial Linkages,Time Series Analysis, Dynamic Factor Models, Bayesian Estimation

  • Work in progress

    • "What drives the business cycle? Decomposing finance-neutral output gaps in G7 countries" with Tino Berger

    Working paper

    • "What has caused global business cycle decoupling: Smaller shocks or reduced sensitvity?", with Tino Berger, [pdf] .

    Publications in non-reviewed journals

    • Jannsen, N., Richter, J. (2012). "Foreign Capacity Utilisation and German Exports of Capital Goods" (in German), Wirtschaftsdienst, 92(12), Springer-Verlag, S. 833-837.

    • Conferences and Workshops

      • June 2018: CEF 24th Annual Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance, Milan, Italy (talk)
      • May 2018: 2nd Workshop on Financial Econometrics and Empirical Modelling of Financial Markets, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany (talk)
      • March 2018: SNDE 26th Annual Symposium, Tokyo, Japan (talk)
      • February 2018: 11th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics, Essen, Germany (talk)
      • February 2017: 19. Göttinger Workshop "Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen", Göttingen, Germany (talk)
      • December 2016: Seminar on Statistics and Econometrics, Kiel University, Germany (talk)
      • November 2016: DIW Macroeconometrics Workshop, Berlin, Germany (talk)
      • October 2016: ESOBE European Seminar on Bayesian Econometrics, Venice, Italy (poster)
      • March 2016: SNDE 24th Annual Symposium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S. (talk)