Dirk Niepelt is director of the Study Center Gerzensee; professor at the University of Bern; research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London); CESifo (Munich) research network member; and member of the macroeconomic committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik. Prior to joining the Study Center, he was assistant professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University. He was an invited professor at the University of Lausanne; a visiting professor at the IIES; held visiting positions at the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund; and served on the board of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics. Before completing his doctoral education, he worked at applied research institutes in St. Gallen and Zurich (FEW, KOF).
Dirk Niepelt received his PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds licentiate and doctorate degrees from the University of St. Gallen. His interests in economics are broad. He publishes research in top general interest or top field journals covering macroeconomics, international economics, and public finance; he teaches; and he lectures and contributes to the public debate. Students and audiences rate him highly.
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