Winfried Koeniger is professor of economics at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. He received his PhD in economics in June 2001 at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). His research is on macroeconomics with a particular focus on consumption and labor markets. He has analyzed the effects of labor market institutions on economic performance emphasizing interactions between the structure of labor markets, financial markets and product markets. Moreover, he works on quantitative models with heterogeneous agents to understand consumption and saving patterns.

Winfried Koeniger worked at IZA as a Research Associate from September 2001 until August 2007. He continues to be associated with IZA as a Research Fellow.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2065
revised version published in: Economic Policy, 2007, 22 (49), 71-116
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1960
revised version published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (521), F302 - F332
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1805
revised version published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2009, 52 (3), 445-467
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1291
revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2007, 60 (3), 340-356
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1052
published in: European Economic Review, 2007, 51 (8), 1941-1958
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1007
revised version published in: B.E. Journal in Macroeconomics: Topics in Macroeconomics, 2006, 6(1), Article 2,
IZA Discussion Paper No. 888
revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2005, 88 (1), 79-84
IZA Discussion Paper No. 615
revised version joint with Helge Braun published in: Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 2007, 32(1), 61-90