Juan Carlos Peña M.Sc.

Feldkirchenstraße 21
Room F21/02.24
Ph. 0951-863-1513

E-Mail: juan.pena(at)uni-bamberg.de

Office hours: Tuesday 1p.m. 2 p.m.  (during the lecture-free time only by appointment)

Brief Biography

Juan Carlos Peña graduated his Bachelor's Degree in Business Science with focus on International Trade and Financial Accounting at the Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil in Ecuador. Then, he studied at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg the master program Economics where he received his degree in April 2016. He wrote his Master Thesis about the topic „Dollarization in Ecuador: Performance, Problems and Alternatives". Since July 2017 Juan Carlos Peña works as scientific assistant at the Professorship for Economics, esp. applied Economic Research, Prof. Dr. Christian Proaño.  

Fields of Research

Time series econometrics, applied macroeconomics, monetary policy, financial markets

Working Papers:

Proaño C.R., Peña J.C. and Saalfeld T. (2019),
Inequality, Macroeconomic Performance and Political Polarization: An Empirical Analysis.
BERG Working Paper 149(1.1 MB) University of Bamberg