Prof. Dr. Sebastian Rüth

Inhaber der Juniorprofessur für internationale und monetäre Makroökonomik (Staatswissenschaftliche Fakultät)


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Universität Erfurt
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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Rüth

Curriculum Vitae


Assistant professor of international and monetary macroeconomics (tenure track), Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences, University of Erfurt, 2021-present.

Interim professor of macroeconomics and monetary economics, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, fall semester 2020.

Interim professor of macroeconomics, Department of Money and Macroeconomics, Goethe University Frankfurt, summer semester 2020.

Post-doctoral researcher, Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics, Heidelberg University, 2018- 2021 (on leave: 03/2020-01/2021)

Post-doctoral researcher (advisor: Gert Peersman), Department of Economics, Ghent University, 2016-2018.

Research assistant (advisor: Peter Bofinger), Department of Economics, University of W¨urzburg, 2011-2016

Ph.D. in Economics (Dr. rer. pol., summa cum laude), University of W¨urzburg, 2012-2016.
Advanced doctoral courses, Pompeu Fabra University, 2013 and 2014.
Advanced doctoral courses, Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics, 2012

M.Sc. in Economics (best degree), University of W¨urzburg, 2010-2012.

B.Sc. in Economic Sciences (second best degree), University of W¨urzburg, 2007-2010



Shifts in Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Dynamics: Is Dornbusch's Overshooting Hypothesis Intact, After All?,
Journal of International Economics, Vol. 126, 2020.
Earlier Version: Discussion Paper Series No.673, Heidelberg University.

Systematic Monetary Policy and the Macroeconomic Effects of Shifts in Residential Loan-to-Value Ratios (with R. Bachmann),
International Economic Review
, Vol. 61 (2), pp. 503-530, 2020.
Earlier Versions: CEPR DP12024, CESifo Working Paper No. 6458, Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration No.17/934, Ghent University.

Fiscal Stimulus and Systematic Monetary Policy: Postwar Evidence for the United States,
Economics Letters, Vol. 173, pp. 92-96, 2018.

Current Account Dynamics and the Housing Cycle in Spain (with D. Maas and E. Mayer),
Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 87, pp. 22-43, 2018. Earlier version: W¨urzburg Economic Papers No.94

State-Dependent Monetary Policy Transmission and Financial Market Tensions , 
Economics Letters, Vol. 157, pp. 56-61, 2017.

Total Factor Productivity and the Propagation of Shocks: Empirical Evidence and Implications for the Business Cycle (with E. Mayer and J. Scharler), Journal of Macroeconomics 50(C) (2016), 335-346 2016.
Earlier Versions: Würzburg Economic Papers No.92 and University of Innsbruck, Working Papers in Economics and Statistics 2014-25.

Government Debt, Inflation Dynamics and the Transmission of Fiscal Policy Shocks (with E. Mayer and J. Scharler),
Economic Modelling, Vol. 33, pp. 762-771, 2013. Earlier Versions: Würzburg Economic Papers No.87 and University of Innsbruck, Working Papers in Economics and Statistics 2012-05.

Working papers

The Interplay Between Oil and Food Commodity Prices: Has It Changed over Time? (with G. Peersman and W. Van der Veken), CESifo Working Paper No. 7826, and Discussion Paper Series No.665, Heidelberg University, 2019 (R&R).

How Do Income and the Debt Position of Households Propagate Public into Private Spending? (with C. Simon), Heidelberg University, 2020 (submitted).

Towards a Consumer Sentiment Channel of Monetary Policy (with S. Debes, J. Gareis, and E. Mayer), Würzburg Economic Papers No.91, 2014 (R&R).