Present: Macroeconomic Dynamics, Public Economics, Social Comparisons
Former: (Computable) General Equilibrium Analysis, Environmental Economics
I am co-organizing the Economics Research Seminar at the University of Graz.
Undergraduate: Microeconomics, Mathematics for Microeconomics, Macroeconomics
Graduate: Game Theory, Information Economics, General Equilibrium Theory, Optimal Control Theory
Positional Preferences and Efficient Capital Accumulation when Households Exhibit a Preference for Wealth, Oxford Economic Papers 69, 2017 (forthcoming); with Sugata Ghosh.
Embodied Learning by Investing and Speed of Convergence, Journal of Macroeconomics 40, 2014, 245-269; with Christian Groth.
Ramsey, Pigou, Heterogeneous Agents, and Non-atmospheric Consumption Externalities, Journal of Public Economic Theory 16, 2014, 491-521.
Asymmetric and Non-atmospheric Consumption Externalities, and Efficient Consumption Taxation, Journal of Public Economics 106, 2013, 42-56; with Paul Eckerstorfer.
Will the Consumption Externalities' Effects in the Ramsey Model Please Stand Up?", Economics Letters 111, 2011, 210-212.
Conspicuous Consumption and Generation Replacement in a Model with Perpetual Youth, Journal of Public Economics 94, 2010, 1093-1107.
Public Policy, Externalities, and Growth, Macroeconomic Dynamics 14(S2), 2010, 145-150; with Steve Turnovsky.
Growth and Keeping up with the Joneses, Macroeconomic Dynamics 14(S2), 2010, 176-199.
Status Effects, Public Goods Provision, and the Excess Burden, Journal of Public Economics 92, 2008, 1968-1985; with Lawrence H. Goulder.
Frames of Reference, the Environment, and Efficient Taxation, Economics of Governance 6, 2005, 13-31.
Tax Reform, Consumption Habits, Capital Accumulation, and Welfare, FinanzArchiv 60, 2004, 462-481.
Dynamic, Multi-Sector CGE Modeling and the Specification of Capital, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 15, 2004, 469-492; with Karl Farmer.
Existence, Uniqueness, and Stability of Equilibrium in an OLG Economy, Economic Theory 23, 2004, 165- 174.
A Two-Sector Overlapping Generations Model with Heterogeneous Capital, Economic Theory 22, 2003, 773 -792; with Karl Farmer.
An Applied Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Environmental Tax Reforms and Pension Policy, Journal of Policy Modeling 23, 2001, 25-50.
Harvard University, U.S.A: 2016-2017
University of Udine, Italy: September/October 2013
University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.: Spring term 2011
University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.: Summer 2006
Stanford University, U.S.A.: 2000-2001
University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.: 1999-2000