Dr. Benjamin Lojak
Consultation hours: Tuesday 2 - 3 p.m. (during the lecture-free time only by appointment)
Matlab / Octave / Dynare consultation hours: Tuesday 3 - 4 p.m. (during the lecture-free time only by appointment)
Benjamin Lojak studied at the University Hamburg, faculty Social Economics with the focus Macroeconomics. His Bachelor Thesis was: "The Macroeconomic Impact of Near-Rationality in a DSGE-Model Framework" which he finished 2012. After that he studied at the Christian-Albrechts University Kiel the master program Economics and graduated in January 2015 (M.Sc.). His Master Thesis has the title: "Investor Sentiment, Corporate Debt and Inflation in a Feedback-Guided Model of the Business Cycle". Since July 2015 Benjamin Lojak works as scientific assistant at the Professorship for Economics, esp. applied Economic Research, Prof. Dr. Christian Proaño.
Fields of Research
Imbalances of the European Monetary Union, Behaviour-macroeconomic Approaches in discrete and continuous time in order to explain the diverging development and to derive economic advices.