Dr Christian Siegel is a Reader in Macroeconomics. He joined the University of Kent in 2016 from the University of Exeter, where he held the position of lecturer. He holds a Diplom from the University of Mannheim, as well as a MRes and a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Christian is a Deputy Director of the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHIC). His research interests lie in the intersection of macroeconomics, especially economic growth, and labour economics. His work has been published in many journals such as the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Review of Economic Dynamics, and the International Economic Review.