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. He is a CEPR research fellow, a CESifo research network fellow, an external research professor at the ifo institute in Munich, and an IZA research fellow. He is also a member of the Atlantikbrücke e.V. Bachmann’s research area is macroeconomics, where he specializes in the macroeconomics of heterogeneous agents. He is also interested in the measurement of expectations and uncertainty and their implications for macroeconomic outcomes. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, the International Economic Review, the Review of Economic Dynamics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the European Economic Review, Quantitative Economics, Economics Letters, and Economic Theory. At Notre Dame, he teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in macroeconomics.