Christoffel, Kai

Other current responsibilities
Education
  • 2001-2005
    PhD in Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt (Adviser: Volker Wieland)
  • 1997-1999
    Postgraduate Studies in Economics at Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna
Professional experience
  • 2017-
    Principal Economist - Forecasting and Policy Modelling Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2012-2017
    Principal Economist - Monetary Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2011-2012
    Senior Economist - Monetary Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2009-2011
    Senior Economist - Econometric Modelling Division, Monetary Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2004-2009
    Economist - Econometric Modelling Division, Monetary Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2003-2004
    Researcher (part-time) - Research Center of Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2001-2004
    Research and Teaching Assistant - Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1999-2001
    Economist - Modelling and Forecasting Unit; Directorate Economics, Austrian Nationalbank, Vienna

Journal publications

2016
2010
Smets F., Christoffel K., Coenen G., Motto R. and Rostagno M.
The use of DSGE models at the ECB
SERIEs, Journal of the Spanish Economic Society,
Christoffel K., Kuester K. and Linzert T.
The Role of Labor Markets for Euro Area Monetary Policy
European Economic Review,
Christoffel K. and Linzert T.
The Role of Real Wage Rigidity and Labor Market Frictions for Inflation Persistence
Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking,
2009
Christoffel K. and Kuester K.
The Elasticity of Unemployment with Respect to Benefits
Economics Letters,
2008
Christoffel K. and Kuester K.
Resuscitating the Wage Channel in Models with Unemployment Fluctuations
Journal of Monetary Economics,
2007
Coenen G., Levin A., and Christoffel K.
Identifying the Influences of Nominal and Real Rigidities in Aggregate Price-Setting Behavior
Journal of Monetary Economics,

Other publications

2011
Christoffel K., Coenen G. and Warne A.
Forecasting with DSGE models
Oxford Handbook on Economic Forecasting,