Bamberg Research Group on Behavioral Macroeconomics (BaGBeM)

The Bamberg Research Group on Behavioral Macroeconomics (BaGBeM) is a graduate program financed by the Hans-Böckler Foundation and the University of Bamberg.

The following research topics are of particular interest to the Research Group:

  • Interaction between boundedly-rational behavior on financial markets and macroeconomic activity.
  • Development of agent based macro- and financial models as tools for economic policy design.
  • Sustainability of the Euro zone under bounded rationality.
  • Analytic and simulated approaches for the aggregation of heterogenous agents with boundedly-rational expectations.

Upcoming Events

  • BaGBeM Research Workshop: Martin Hohnisch and Sabine Pittnauer will give a three-day Research Workshop about "Behavioral Principles of Decision Making in Complex Intertemporal Problems" on the 20th, 21th and 22th of November 2019. For more information see here.
  • BaGBeM Brownbag Seimnar: Tim Hagenhoff will present his current research at the BaGBeM Brownbag Seminar. The presentation with the title "A New Keynesian model with heterogeneous household expectations and labor market frictions" will take place on Nov. 27 at 12 o’clock in room F21/02.24.
  • BaGBeM Research Workshop: Ivonne Schwartz will present her current research at the BaGBeM Brownbag Seminar. The presentation with the title "Estimation of agent-based models: Testing and applying a simulated joint moment approach" will take place on Dec. 11 at 12 o’clock in room F21/02.24.