Almut Balleer

Almut Balleer

Associate Professor for Applied Economics

RWTH Aachen University


I am Associate Professor for Applied Economics at RWTH University Aachen and affiliated with IIES at Stockholm University, CEPR and CESifo. I also serve as research professor at the ifo Institute Munich. My research focuses on macroeconomics, in particular business cycles, labor and monetary economics. I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bonn.

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Recent Publications

(2017). Some surprising facts about working time accounts and the business cycle. International Journal of Manpower, 38 (7), pp. 940-953.

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(2016). Does short-time work save jobs? A business cycle analysis. European Economic Review, 84, May, pp. 99-122.

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(2014). Labour force participation across Europe: A cohort-based analysis. Empirical Economics, 46(4), pp 1385-1415.

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(2013). Skill-biased technological change and the business cycle. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(4), pp 1222-1237.

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(2012). New evidence, old puzzles: Technology shocks and labor market dynamics. Quantitative Economics, 3(3), November, pp 363-392.

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