Recent lectures/presentations

since 2015 (selected)

Seminar „Europäische Integration – Geldpolitik“, 21-23 February, 2019, Europäische Akademie der Arbeit, Universität Frankfurt.

Seminar Growth and Development, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia, 11-25 November, 2018

– Development Strategies in Comparison

– Capital account liberalisation versus capital flow management

– Exchange rates in developing and emerging countries

– What determines current account imbalances

– Which macroeconomic policies do Emerging Economies need?

Universidad EAFIT, Medellin/Colombia, public lecture: How to save the Euro? 25 November, 2018

Searching for optimal fiscal rules in the European Monetary Union. 22nd FMM Conference, Berlin 25-27 October 2018

A time-bomb for the Eur0? Understanding Germany’s current account surplus. Presentation at EAEPE Annual Conference, Nizza, October 2018

Germany’s current account surplus – a grave macroeconomic disequilibrium, Berlin, June 2018 (Workshop on the future of the Euro)

Reformen der Architektur der Europäischen Währungsunion. Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, February 2018

Acht Thesen zum deutschen Leistungsbilanzüberschuss, IMK, Berlin, January 2018

Understanding the German Current Account Surplus and Some Policy Conclusions. Forum Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM), Berlin, November 2017

Which macroeconomic policies do „emerging market economies“ need, in contrast to developed countries? Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Niteroi, Brazil, November 2017

How to diversify the output structure in developing countries? The role of industrialisation and industrial policy. Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Niteroi, Brazil, November 2017

Exchange rate theories in four leading economics textbooks. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, November 2017

Toward an asset price theory of exchange rates. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, November 2017

How to save the Euro? Prospects for the Euro Area. Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), November 2017

Toward universal capital mobility – and the search for alternatives. Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), November 2017

Development Strategies and the debates about middle income traps. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, November 2017

How to save the Euro. Network „Exploring Economics“. Summer-Academy. Neudietendorf, August 2017

Understanding the German current account surplus and its risks. University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU (Spain), June 2017

How to define „emerging economies“ and to distinguish them from developing countries? Università degli Studi di Turino. Turin Center on Emerging Economies. Turin, Italy, May 2017

Solving the Euro crisis – exploring theoretical guidelines beyond optimal currency area theories. Vienna, Austria, Jahrestagung 2017 der Keynes-Gsellschaft, February 2017 (also at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP, Berlin, February 2017)

Keynesianismus – eine Einführung. Freie Universität Berlin, Ringvorlesung am Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Berlin 2017

Development Strategies (Freie Universität Berlin, Lateinamerika-Institut, Januar 2016)

Understanding Ethiopia’s High Growth and Its Challenges – Review of Alternative Explanations. Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Economics Association. Addis Abeba, July 2016

Development as „Catching Up“ – how to overcome low- and middle income traps, UNCTAD, Genf, December 2015

Global Monetary Reform, Freie Universität Berlin, Lateinamerika-Institut, December 2015

Capitalism without growth? The economics of zero growth, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin, HWR, November 2015

Is zero growth environmentally and economically sustainable? Canadian & U.S. societies of ecological economics, CANUSSEE, Annual Conference, Vancouver/Canada, October 2015

Institution Building for Global Monetary Reform – a new approach, World Interdisciplinary Network of Institutional Research, WINIR, Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, September 2015

Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain 2007-2015 in comparison, Summer School of the Forum Macroeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Policies, FMM, July 2015, Berlin

Economic disasters and success stories – how to master development, Keynote, graduation of MIDE students, July 2015, HTW Berlin

Global foreign exchange markets and institution building – the case for global monetary reform. Association for Institutional Thought (AFIT) – Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon/USA, April 2015

Karl Marx and Social Democracy. Portland State University, USA, April 2015

From Keynes to Post-Keynesian economics. Portland State University, USA, April 2015

Dauerhaftes Nullwachstum in Deutschland – ein Gedankenexperiment. Keynes-Gesellschaft, Jahrestagung 2015 in Graz, Februar y2015