Professor Christoph Thoenissen
Department of Economics
Professor of Economics
+44 114 222 3320
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Department of Economics
9 Mappin Street
Before joining the University of Sheffield as a professor of economics in 2013, Christoph was based at the School of Economics and Finance at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand where he was Professor of Macroeconomics.
Prior to that, he was a lecturer in economics at the universities of St Andrews and Reading, as well as an economist at the Bank of England. He holds a DPhil in economics from the University of York.
Christoph is also a programme director at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at ANU as well as an associate editor at the Bulletin of Economic Research.
- Research interests
His research interests are in the areas of open economy macroeconomics, monetary economics, business cycle fluctuations and financial crises.
Christoph is interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of open economy macroeconomics, monetary economics, business cycle fluctuations and financial crises.
- Fiscal policy shocks and international spillovers. European Economic Review, 141. View this article in WRRO
- Skilled migration and business cycle dynamics. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 109. View this article in WRRO
- Commodity prices and labour market dynamics in small open economies. Journal of International Economics, 115, 170-184. View this article in WRRO
- News-driven business cycles in small open economies. Journal of International Economics, 105, 77-89. View this article in WRRO
- Financial frictions and the role of investment-specific technology shocks in the business cycle. Economic Modelling, 51, 571-582. View this article in WRRO
- Financial exposure and the international transmission of financial shocks. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Supplement to Vol. 42.
- The financial accelerator and monetary policy rules. Economics Letters, 115(2), 309-313.
- International business cycles and the relative price of investment goods. Canadian Journal of Economics, 44(2), 580-606.
- Exchange rate dynamics, asset market structure, and the role of the trade elasticity. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 15(1), 119-143.
- Financial shocks and the US business cycle. Journal of Monetary Economics, 56(4), 596-604.
- Consumption and real exchange rates with incomplete markets and non-traded goods. Journal of International Money and Finance, 27(6), 926-948.
- Labour markets and firm-specific capital in New Keynesian general equilibrium models. Journal of Macroeconomics, 30(3), 817-843.
- Money and monetary policy in dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models. Manchester School, 75(SUPPL. 1), 88-122.
- Equilibrium exchange rates and supply-side performance. Economic Journal, 113(486).
- Commodity Prices and Labour Market Dynamics in Small Open Economies. Finance and Economics Discussion Series, 2017.
- Teaching activities
Christoph teaches macroeconomics to undergraduate students and macroeconomics and monetary economics to postgraduate students.
- ECN109 Classical and Contemporary Thinkers in Economics
- ECN202 Macroeconomic Principles
- ECN6520 Macroeconomic Analysis
- ECN6660 Monetary Economics