Christian Merkl is professor of macroeconomics at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg and research professor at the Institute for Employment Research. From 2007 to 2010 he was assistant professor at the Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, and the head of the research group Monetary Policy at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He obtained his PhD from the University of Kiel in May 2007. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2007. Christian Merkl's research interests include labor economics, macroeconomics and the intersection of the two fields.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8515
Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl, Daniela Nordmeier
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2016, 69, 350–374.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8252
published in: Economics Letters, 2014, 124 (3), 389–391.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7475
published in: European Economic Review, 2016, 84, 99–122
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6294
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2019, 57, 117-130
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5117
published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18 (9), 805-808
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4924
Christian Merkl, Tom Schmitz
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 27 (1), 44-60
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4849
revised version published as 'Fiscal Stimulus and the Labor Market Policies in Europe' in: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2013, 37 (3), 483–499
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4403
revised version published as 'Sclerosis and Large Volatilities: Two Sides of the Same Coin' in: Economics Letters, 2012, 117 (1), 106–109
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4322
revised version published as 'Labor Selection, Turnover Costs and Optimal Monetary Policy' in: Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 2014, 46 (1), 115–144