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Prof. Dr. Alfred Maußner


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Head of Chair

E-mail: alfred.maussner@wiwi.uni-augsburg.de
Tel.: +49 821 598 - 4187
Fax: +49 821 598 - 4231
Room: 2420
Office hours: Please contact Mrs Bredow


Curriculum Vitae

Education

1981: Diplom-Volkswirt: University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
1984: Dr. rer. pol. (Ph D in Economics): University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
1990: Habilitation: University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Positions

1992: Associate Professor of Economics, University of Cologne
1996: Professor of Economics and Head of Chair of Economic Policy, 
         University of Bamberg
2000: Professor of Economics and Head of Chair of Economics I, University of
         Augsburg

Research

  • Economic Growth and Fluctuations
  • Price Rigidities and Non-Neutrality of Money
  • Dynamic General Equilibrium Models: Computational Techniques

Working Papers

Selected Publications

Textbooks

  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Dynamic General Equilibrium Modelling, Computational Methods and Applications, 2nd edition, Springer: Berlin 2008
    Computer programs associated with this book
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Dynamic General Equilibrium Modelling, Computational Methods and Applications, 1st edition, Springer: Berlin 2005
    Computer programs associated with this book
  • Maußner, Alfred and Joachim Klaus, Grundzüge der mikro- und makroökonomischen Theorie, 2nd edition, Vahlen: München 1997 (1st edition 1986)
  • Maußner, Alfred and Rainer Klump, Wachstumstheorie, Springer: Berlin 1996
  • Maußner, Alfred, Konjunkturtheorie, Springer: Berlin 1994

Articles

  • Heiberger, Christopher, Torben Klarl and Alfred Maußner, On the Numerical Accuracy of First-Order Approximate Solutions to DSGE Models - (Appendix), forthcoming in Macroeconomic Dynamics
    Fortran programDynare programmMaple programm
  • Irmen, Andreas and Alfred Maußner, A Note on the Characterization on the Neoclassical Production Function, forthcoming in: Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2016, (DOI: 10.1017/S136510051500098X)
  • Heiberger, Christopher, Torben Klarl and Alfred Maußner, On the Uniqueness of Solutions to Rational Expectations Models, Economic Letters 128 (2015) 14-16, January 2015
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Asset Returns, the Business Cycle, and the Labor Market, German Economic Review, 14(3), 2013, pp. 372-397
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, The Cash-In-Advance Constraint in Monetary Growth Models with Labor Market Search, April 2013, published online July 2013, in: Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 19, Issue 01, Jan. 2015, pp. 144-166
  • Antony, Jürgen and Alfred Maußner, A Note on an Extension of a Class of Solutions to Dynamic Programming Problems Arising in Economic Growth, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 16, 2012, pp. 472-476
  • Antony, Jürgen, Torben Klarl and Alfred Maußner, Firm Heterogeneity, Credit Constraints, and Endogenous Growth, Journal of Economics,(DOI 10.1007/s00712-011-0225-9), Vol. 105, No. 3, April 2012, pp. 199-224
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, The Burden of Unanticipated Inflation: Analysis of an Overlapping-Generations Model with Progressive Income Taxation and Staggered Prices, Macroeconomic Dynamics, (DOI 10.1017/S1365100510000490), Vol. 16, No. 2, 2012, pp. 278-308
    Gauss program
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Value Function Iteration as a Solution Method for the Ramsey Model, Journal of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 231/4, 2011, pp. 494-515,
    previously published as CESIfo Working Paper No. 2278
    Gauss program
  • Heer, Burkhard, Alfred Maußner and Paul D. McNelis, The Money-Age Distribution: Empirical Facts and the Limits of Three Monetary Models, Journal of Macroeconomics, 33, 2011, pp. 390-405
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Inflation and Output Dynamics in a Model with Labor Market Search and Capital Accumulation, Review of Economic Dynamics, 13, 2010, pp. 654-686
    Gauss program
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Computation of Business-Cycle Models with the Generalized Schur Method, Indian Growth and Development Review, Vol. 2, 2009, pp. 173-182
    Gauss program
    also available as CESIfo Working Paper No. 2873, December 2009
  • Heer, Burkhard and Alfred Maußner, Computation of Business Cycle Models: A Comparison of Numerical Methods, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 12, 2008, pp. 641-663
  • Maußner, Alfred and Julius Spatz, Determinants of Business Cycles in Small Scale Macroeconomic Models: The German Case, Empirical Economics, 31, 2006, pp. 921-950
  • Maußner, Alfred, Endogenous Growth with Nominal Frictions, Journal of Economics, 83, 2004, pp. 1-46
  • Maußner, Alfred, Adjustment Costs and Nominal Rigidities in a Small Open Economy, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 222, 2002, pp. 463-489
  • Maußner, Alfred, Unvollkommene Gütermärkte, Konjunktur und Wachstum, in: Wolfgang Franz u.a. (Hrsg.), Trend und Zyklus, Zyklisches Wachstum aus der Sicht moderner Konjunktur- und Wachstumstheorie, Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen 1999, pp. 121-151
  • Maußner, Alfred, Nominallohnkontrakte und die Beschäftigungseffekte der Geld- und Fiskalpolitik, in: Alfred Maußner und Klaus-Georg Binder (Hrsg.), Ökonomie und Ökologie, Abhandlungen zur Nationalökonomie, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin: 1999, pp. 297-318 
  • Maußner Alfred, Wage Gaps in Textbooks Models: Do they Account for the German Unemployment Experience?, Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Vol. 50, 1999, pp. 156-177
  • Maußner, Alfred and Markus Küppers, Partisan Profiles in Presidential Policies: Methodological Issues and Empirical Evidence Reconsidered, in: Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 20, 1998, pp. 387-395
  • Maußner, Alfred, Learning to Believe in Nonrational Expectations That Support Pareto- superior Outcomes, in: Journal of Economics, Vol. 65, 1997, pp. 235-256
  • Maußner, Alfred, Monopolistic Price Setting, Subjective Demand, and the Business Cycle, in: William A. Barnett, Giancarlo Gandolfo, and Claude Hillinger (Eds.), Dynamic Disequilibrium Modelling, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, MA. 1996, pp. 263-281
  • Maußner, Alfred and Ludger Linnemann, Zur Messung der konjunkturellen Sensitivität regionaler Arbeitsmärkte, in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, Vol. 215, 1996, pp. 446-488
  • Maußner, Alfred, Wage Flexibility, Menu Costs, and Price Level Stickyness, in: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 150, 1994, pp. 670-692
  • Maußner, Alfred, Inflexible Preise als Ergebnis von Gewinnmaximierung, in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, Band 211, 1993, pp. 351-358
  • Maußner, Alfred, Strom- und Bestandsrestriktionen in makroökonomischen Modellen, in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, Band 205, 1988, pp. 316-331
  • Maußner, Alfred, Public Consumption, Optimal Capital Accumulation, and the Social Rate of Time Preference, in: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 143, 1987, pp. 324-333