Professor of Economics
University of Mannheim, Germany
New Report by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the German Finance Ministry: The financial transactions tax (in German, coauthored with Jörg Rocholl)
New Report: Proposal for an Incentive Compatible European Deposit Re-Insurance Scheme (in German, coauthored with T. Büttner, J. Hennrichs, J. Krahnen & J. Rocholl)
New Research Paper: Estimating the Optimal Inflation Target from Trends in Relative Prices, with Henning Weber, updated version, January 2020, now also covering optimal inflation with menu-cost frictions
News: I've been elected into the Council of the European Economic Association for the term Jan 1, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2024.
Klaus Adam is also a Research Professor at the Deutsche Bundesbank, a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the German Ministry of Finance, a Research Fellow at the Center of Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a Research Fellow at the Center for Financial Studies (CFS). He is Scientific Chair of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN) and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Monetary Economics. He is also a member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences (HAdW).
Klaus Adam's research focuses on macroeconomics with a special emphasis on monetary and fiscal policy making, as well as on issues related to learning and the formation of expectations with applications to asset pricing and business cycle dynamics.