Sebastian Gechert

Sebastian Gechert studied economics and business administration at Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany) from 2003 to 2008. He received his PhD from Chemnitz University in 2014 with a dissertation on fiscal multipliers. From 2008 to 2012 he worked as Teaching and Research Assistant at Chemnitz University before joining the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) in October 2012. Several research and study visits at IWH Halle, IMK and Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Sebastian's current work focuses on the impact of fiscal policy on economic activity and distribution, and the design and impact of fiscal rules.