Rüdiger Bachmann

Stepan Family College Professor of Economics, Graduate Placement Director at University Of Notre Dame

Rüdiger Bachmann received undergraduate degrees in Economics and Philosophy from Mainz University, and a Ph.D. from Yale University in 2007. His academic career includes an assistant professorship at the University of Michigan, full professorships at the RWTH Aachen University and Frankfurt University, as well as visiting professorships at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and Boston University. Bachmann also serves as an associate editor for the Economic Journal and as a member of the executive committee of the German Economic Association. He is a CEPR research affiliate, a CESifo research network fellow, and an external research professor at the Munich-based Ifo institute. Bachmann’s research area is macroeconomics, where he specializes in the macroeconomics of heterogeneous agents. He is also interested in the implications of uncertainty and expectation formation on macroeconomic outcomes. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, the Review of Economic Dynamics, Quantitative Economics, Economics Letters, and Economic Theory. At Notre Dame he teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in macroeconomics.