Klaus Adam

Klaus Adam is Professor of Economics and currently Dean of the Department of Law and Economics at the University of Mannheim. He previously held a professorship at the University of Oxford and Nuffield College and worked for the European Central Bank. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the German Ministry of Finance, Research Professor at the Deutsche Bundes­bank, and associate editor for the Journal of Monetary Economics.

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Upcoming conference: "New Challenges in Montary Economics", June 28- 29, 2024, with keynotes by Yuriy Gorodnichenko (Berkeley) and Fernando Alvarez (Chicago)

Latest #WeekInEurope Podcast (April 19, 2024): 

Dark Clouds Over Euro Area Fiscal Policy

New working papers: 
Inflation Distorts Relative Prices: Theory and Evidence, with Andrey Alexandrov and Henning Weber

Markups and Marginal Costs over the Firm Life: Implications for the Optimal Inflation Target, with Tobias Renkin and Gabriel Zuellig, preliminary version

Just published:
Estimating the Optimal Inflation Target from Trends in Relative Prices, with Henning Weber, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Vol.15 (3): 1-42, 2023

Expectations Data in Asset Pricing
, with Stefan Nagel, Chapter 16 in the Handbook of Economic Expectations, 2023, pre-print version here

The Case for a Positive Euro Area Inflation Target: Evidence from France, Germany and Italy, Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 132, November 2022, online appendix here