Prof. Dr. Andreas Irmen

Andreas Irmen

Full professor of Macroeconomics and applied Microeconomics

Sujets de recherche Economic Growth, Economics of Innovation, Digitization and Automation, Population Economics, Public Economics
Faculté ou Centre Faculté de Droit, d'Économie et de Finance
Department Département Sciences économiques et gestion
Adresse postale Campus Kirchberg, Université du Luxembourg
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
L-1359 Luxembourg
Bureau sur le campus G 117
Téléphone (+352) 46 66 44 6119

Research Interests 

Economic Growth, Economics of Innovation, Digitization and Automation, Population Economics, Public Economics


Dr. Andreas Irmen is Professor of Macroeconomics and Applied Microeconomics at the University of Luxembourg (since September 2010). Previously, he was Professor of Economics (Chair of Economic Policy - Macroeconomics) at the Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg (2006 - 2010), Germany, Professor of Economics at the Free University of Bolzano (2005 - 2006), Italy, and Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim, Germany. He is affiliated with the Center for Economic Studies (CESifo), Munich. Andreas Irmen received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He held the position of a Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (2018), at the Paris School of Economics, Paris, France (2017), and at ESCEM, School of Business and Management, Poitiers, France (2003 and 2004), and at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (2000). He was visiting scholar at the Department of Economics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, in 2008, at the Department of Economics, Harvard University (2001 - 2002), Cambridge, USA, and at the Carl Melchior Minerva Center for Macroeconomics and Growth, Hebrew University (2000), Jerusalem, Israel. His areas of research include Economic Growth, the Economics of Innovation, Digitization and Automation, Population Economics, and Public Economics. A particular focus is on the Economics of Economic Growth. Andreas Irmen has published widely in top academic journals such as the Journal of Economic Theory, the International Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, the European Economic Review, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and the Harvard Business Review.

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  •  Undergraduate Teaching
  •  1. Introduction to Economics - Macroeconomics and International Trade
  •  2. Intermediate Macroeconomics
  •  3. Economic Growth
  •  4. Macroeconomic Policy
  •  5. International Trade
  •  6. Intermediate Microeconomics
  •  7. Game Theory
  •  Graduate Courses (Master Program or equivalent)
  •  1. Advanced Macroeconomics (Master)
  •  2. International Macroeconomics
  •  3. Endogenous Growth Theory (Master)
  •  4. Industrial Organization
  •  5. Advanced Microeconomics
  •  6. General Equilibrium Theory
  •  Ph.D. Courses
  •  1. Advanced Macroeconomics (Ph.D.)
  •  2. Endogenous Growth Theory (Ph.D.)
  •  3. Advanced Topics in the Theory of Economic Growth


  •  1. Dynamic Macroeconomics
  •  2. The Theory and Policy of Economic Growth
  •  3. Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
  •  4. Development Economics
  •  5. Population, Technology, and Economic Growth
  •  6. Unemployment in Dynamic Open Economies


  •  1. Money and Banking, Staff Instructor; Crédit Suisse Bank, Lausanne, Switzerland

Last updated on: 21 juil 2020