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Ralph Setzer

Economics

Division

Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance

Current Position

Lead Economist

Fields of interest

International Economics, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, Economic Growth

Email

Ralph.Setzer@ecb.int

Biography

Education
2001-2005

PhD in International Economics, University of Hohenheim (Germany)

1996-2001

Master in Economics, Universities of Tübingen (Germany), Valdivia (Chile) and Hohenheim (Germany)

Professional experience
2020

Lead Economist - Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2019

Principal Economist - Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2017-2019

Senior Economist - Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2012-2017

Senior Economist - Country Surveillance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2010-2012

Economist - EU Programme Country Design Division, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

2008-2010

Economist - Monetary Policy Division, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

2005-2008

Economist - Monetary Policy Division, Directorate Economics, Deutsche Bundesbank

2001-2005

Research and Teaching Assistant - Chair for International Economics, Directorate Economics, University of Hohenheim

Awards
2005

Südwestbank-Price (excellency of PhD thesis)

Teaching experience
2012

International Trade Theory and Policy, Directorate Economics, University of Hohenheim

2005

Seminar on Monetary Economics, Banco Central de Uruguay

2005

International Economics, University of Cluj, Romania

2001-2005

International Economics, Chair for International Economics, Directorate Economics, University of Hohenheim

External publications
2018
Journal of International Money and Finance
Corporate debt and investment: A firm level analysis for stressed euro area countries
  • Gebauer
  • S.
  • Setzer
  • R.
  • Westphal
  • A.
2016
Economic Modelling
Regional bank efficiency and its effect on regional growth in normal and bad times
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Haskamp
  • U.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2015
Economic Modelling
Domestic demand, capacity constraints and exporting dynamics: Empirical evidence for vulnerable euro area countries
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Oeking
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2011
European Journal of Political Economy
Heterogeneity in money holdings across euro area countries: The role of housing
  • Setzer
  • R.
  • van den Noord
  • P.
  • Wolff
  • G.
2010
Journal of Banking & Finance
Liquidity and the dynamic pattern of asset price adjustment: A global view
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Orth
  • W.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2009
International Economics and Economic Policy
Money demand in the euro area: new insights from disaggregated data
  • Setzer
  • R.
  • Wolff
  • G.
2008
Journal of Financial Transformation
Global excess liquidity does it matter for house and stock prices on a global scale?
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Orth
  • W.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2008
International Economics and Economic Policy
Sowing the seeds for the subprime crisis: does global liquidity matter for housing and other asset prices?
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Orth
  • W.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2007
FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis
The different extent of privatization proceeds in OECD countries: A preliminary explanation using a public-choice approach
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Baumgärtner
  • F.
  • Schneider
  • F.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2005
Économie & Prévision
Incertitude sur le taux de change et chômage dans les pays candidats: un argument pour l`euroïsation?
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2005
Ekonomia
It's the second statistical moment: A survey on exchange rates and labor market performance in Eastern Europe
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2004
Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy
Contagion, herding and exchange-rate instability — A survey
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2004
Journal for Institutional Innovation, Development, and Transition
On the benefits of a stable exchange rate for the EU accession countries
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2003
Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik
Chancen und Risiken einer Dollarisierung in Argentinien
  • Setzer
  • R.
2003
Economic and Social Review
Costs of exchange rate volatility for labor markets: Empirical evidence from the CEE economies
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Kaas
  • L.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2003
Economic Change and Restructuring
Exchange rate variability and labor market performance in the Visegrád countries
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2003
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik
Euroisierung der mittel- und osteuropäischen Beitrittskandidaten - ein alternativer Weg in die Währungsunion?
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Hebler
  • M.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2011
ECFIN Occasional Paper Series, European Commission
The macroeconomic adjustment programmes to Greece, Ireland and Portugal
  • various
2010
European Economy - Economic Papers
Determinants of capital flows to the New EU Member States before and during the financial crisis
  • Jevcak.
  • A.
  • Setzer
  • R.
  • Suardi
  • M.
2009
European Economy - Economic Papers
Determinants of intra-euro area government bond spreads during the financial crisis
  • Barrios
  • S.
  • Iversen
  • P.
  • Lewandowska
  • M.
  • Setzer
  • R.
2009
European Economy - Economic Papers
Money demand in the euro area: new insights from disaggregated data
  • Setzer
  • R.
  • Wolff
  • G.
2003
CEPR Discussion paper
Exchange Rate Volatility and Labour Markets in the CEE Countries
  • Belke
  • A.
  • Kaas
  • L.
  • Setzer
  • R.