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|1974||BA: Yale College, USA|
|1984||Ph.D.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA|
|1981 - 1988||Assist. Prof. University of Houston, Texas, USA|
|1989||Assoc. Prof. University of Houston, Texas, USA|
|1994 -||Professor an der Freien Universität Berlin|
|1982 - 1983||Consultant, Die Weltbank|
|1981 - 1988||
Volkswagen International Fellow, Bundesinstitut für ostwissenschaftliche u.internationale Studien, Köln
|1980 - 1981||Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J., USA|
|1981 - 1994||University of Houston, Texas, USA|
|CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic|
|2002 - 2003||Seoul National University, Korea|
American Economic Association
Verein für Sozialpolitik
"The DM and the Ossi Consumer: Price Indexes During Transition" Journal of Economic Integration 27.2 (2012): 245-273.
"The Unification Bonus (Malus) of East Germans After the Fall of the Berlin Wall" Journal of Economic Integration 27.2 (2012): 222-244.
"John Stuart Mill’s Nondismal Dynamics: An Interpretive Note” in Erich W. Streissler (ed.) Studien zur Entwicklung der ökonomischen Theorie XIX John Stuart Mill, Berlin, Duncker & Humblot, 2002.
The unification bonus (malus) in postwall Eastern Germany, with Beblo, Miriam and Thomas Knaus, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 01-29, Mannheim, 2001.
“Laudatio for Paul Krugman,” in Ehrenpromotion Paul Krugman, 4. Dezember 1998, Reden und Festvorträge. Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft der Freien Universität Berlin. Published in German translation as the Nachwort to Paul Krugman’s Die Große Rezession, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/New York., 1999.
“Welfare State Reform: The Gridlock of Social Entitlements,” Chapter 12 of Between Bonn and Berlin: German Politics Adrift? ed. by Mary N. Hampton and Christian Soe. Rowman and Littlefield, 1999.
“Comment on W. Erwin Diewert’s Axiomatic and Economic Approaches to International Comparisons” and “Comment on van Ark et. al. ‘Prices, Quantities and Productivity in Industry: A Study of Transition Economies in a Comparative Perspective.’” In International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices, ed. By Alan Heston and Robert E. Lipsey, University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Welfare States in Transition, edited by Irwin Collier, Herwig Roggemann, Oliver Scholz and Horst Tomann. Macmillan Press, 1999.
“Comment on Winfried Schmähl's 'Financing Social Security in Germany'” in Globalization, Technological Change, and Labor Markets, ed. by Stanley W. Black. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.
Articles: “Menger, Carl”, “Stackelberg, Heinrich Frh. von”, and “Stolper, Gustav” in the Deutsche Biographisches Enzyklopädie (DBE) ed. By Walther Killy and Rudolf Vierhaus. Vols. 7 and 9. K.G. Saur, Munich, 1998.
Articles: “Bundesbank”, “Currency, 1871-1990”, and “Taxation, 1870-1990” in Modern Germany: An Encyclopedia of History, People, and Culture, 1871-1990 edited by Dieter K. Buse and Juergen C. Doerr, Garland Publishing , 1998.
“The Twin Curse of the Goddess Europa and the Economic Reconstruction of Eastern Germany,” German Studies Review, Vol. 20, No. 3, October 1997, 399-428.
Rebuilding the German Welfare State" in Germany's New Politics. Edited by D.Conradt et al. Providence. Berghahn Books, 1995.
"German Economic Integration: the Case for Optimism," in M. Huelshoff et al., eds. From Bundesrepublik to Deutschland, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.
"Instant Integration and Gradual Convergence—Program Notes to the Macroeconomic Drama of German Unification," German Studies Review, May 1993.
"On the First Year of German Monetary, Economic and Social Union," The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Fall 1991.
"The Economic Integration of Post-Wall Germany," with H. Siebert. American Economic Review, May 1991.
"GDR Economic Policy during the Honecker Era," Eastern European Economics, Fall 1990.
"The Measurement and Interpretation of Real Consumption and Purchasing Power Parity for a Quantity Constrained Economy: The Case of East and West Germany, " Economica, February 1989.
"Unemployment in the Soviet Union: Evidence from the Soviet Interview Project" with P. Gregory. American Economic Review, September 1988.
"About Two Marks: The East/West Mark Exchange Rate Before the Berlin Wall" with D. Papell. American Economic Review, June 1988.
"Effective Purchasing Power in a Quantity Constrained Economy: An Estimate for the German Democratic Republic," Review of Economics and Statistics, February 1986.