Lange Gasse 20
Room: LG 3.160
Phone: +49 (0)911 5302 320
Office Hours: by appointment
Brigitte Hochmuth is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and working as a research associate at the Chair of Macroconomics since April 2015 and at the Associate Professorship for Macroeconomics and Labor Markets since January 2016. She studied Economics (B.Sc) at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna and Applied Economics (M.Sc), specializing in econometrics at the University of Innsbruck. Prior to joining the Chair of Economics, she was a research assistant at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) Vienna.
Brigitte Hochmuth’s research interests cover macroeconomics and labor markets. In her research, she mainly focuses on nonlinear multivariate time series models.
Lange Gasse 20
Room: LG 3.164
Phone: +49 (0)911 5302 311
Sebastian Becker is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and working as a research associate at the Associate Professorship for Macroeconomics and Labor Markets since March 2016. He studied Economics and Social Sciences (B.A.) at the University of Erfurt and Economics (M.Sc.) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Besides working for the Chair of Macroeconomics, Sebastian is a research associate at the Institute for Labor Market Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency. Before joining the Chair for Macroeconomics and Labor Markets Sebastian finished IAB’s Graduate Programme (GradAB) and was a visiting researcher at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).
Sebastian Becker’s research interests cover macro- and microeconomics and labor markets. His research focusses on Short-time work, Minimum wages and Long-term unemployment.