Dirk Niepelt ~ πάντα ῥεῖ

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Dirk Niepelt is professor of macroeconomics at the University of Bern and leader of the CEPR Research and Policy Network on FinTech and Digital Currencies. He is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London); fellow at SUERF—The European Money and Finance Forum; CESifo (Munich) research network member; and member of the macroeconomic committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik.

From 2020 to 2023 he served as president of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics. From 2005 to 2022 he held positions at the Study Center Gerzensee, Foundation of the Swiss National Bank, including as the director (2010–2022). 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; and held visiting positions at the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Before completing his doctoral education, he worked at applied research institutes at the University of St. Gallen and ETH Zurich (FEW, KOF).

His research and teaching covers topics in macroeconomics, monetary economics, international finance, and public finance, and he frequently contributes to the public debate. He is the author of the MIT Press textbook “Macroeconomic Analysis.”

Dirk Niepelt received his PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and he holds licentiate and doctorate degrees from the University of St. Gallen.




This website consists of three pages and a blog. The pages contain

  • information on my research and publications;
  • information related to my textbook, lecture notes and code; and
  • this text.

The blog posts comprise entries in four categories covering

  • research;
  • contributions to the public debate;
  • teaching;
  • and notes on various topics.

The phrase “πάντα ῥεῖ” originates from Heraclitus.

© Dirk Niepelt