Johannes Brumm

Prof. Dr. Johannes Brumm

Welcome to the Chair of Macroeconomics

Teaching in the winter term 2023/24

The Chair of Macroeconomics offers the bachelor lecture "Macroeconomic Theory" as well as the master lecture "Dynamic Macroeconomics". Additionally, the seminar "Monetary Unions: Core Principles and Challenges" is offered. Course language is English. Further information can be found in the ILIAS portal.

10km run pre start
Macromaniacs at the 9th KIT Championship

On July 1st 2023, our team "Macromaniacs" made its debut at the 9th KIT Championship over 10km. We are proud of our total time of 3:17:04 and immediately take up the preparation for 2024!

Screenshot_Tagesschau article on federal budget and intergenerational fairness

The article discusses the current federal budget from the perspective of intergenerational fairness, with contributions from Prof. Brumm and three members of the Bundestag. (Article in German only) article 11-22-2022
Radio interview on public debt and debt brake

In this interview, Johannes Brumm answers questions regarding government debt, the debt break and the current special assets of the German Federal Government. Additionally, he outlines concepts for a fiscal policy that takes all future generations into account. (Interview in German only)




Interview egoFM Reflex 10-28-2022
Handbook Article on Sparse Grids

The handbook article Sparse Grids for Dynamic Economic Models by Johannes Brumm and co-authors was published in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. It draws upon the article Using Adaptive Sparse Grids to Solve High-Dymensional Dynamic Models by Johannes Brumm and Simon Scheidegger that was published in 2017 in Econometrica.

ERC Starting Grant awarded

Johannes Brumm receives a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The project advances solution methods for high-dimensional stochastic overlapping generations (SOLG) models to address applications related to public debt and pension reform.
The project ,SOLG for Policy‘ will be funded for five years with a total amount of about 1.5 million Euro. We are happy that our team will grow and that we will be able to address questions of high relevance for society.

KIT press release (German)

Visiting Position at Harvard University

Prof. Brumm visits Harvard University in Spring 2021 and gives a lecture on numerical methods for solving high-dimensional dynamic models.