Matthias Doepke is a Professor of Economics at Northwestern University, an NBER Research Associate, and a CEPR Research Fellow. After undergraduate studies at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin he received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2000. In 2005, he was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. His research interests include economic growth and development, political economy, macroeconomics, and monetary economics. Recently, Professor Doepke has worked population dynamics and economic growth, the political economy of child labor, endogenous preferences in macroeconomics, and redistributional effects of inflation. He has published or forthcoming papers in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Growth, and Journal of the European Economic Association.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2007.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9828
published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018, 133 (1), 1-70
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9803
published in: American Economic Review, 2019, 109 (9), 3264 - 3306
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8610
published in: Journal of Demographic Economics, 2015, 81(1), 59-66
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7459
Matthias Doepke, Fabrizio Zilibotti
published in: Handbook of Economic Growth, Vol. 2, 1-48, December 2013
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7449
published in: Politics, Philosophy & Economics, 2013, 12(4), 375-391
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6215
published in: Annual Review of Economics, 2012, 4, 339-372