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Markus Heckel

Markus Heckel
Economics
Since November 2018

heckel@dijtokyo.org

Markus Heckel is a Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) since November 2018. From 2012 to 2018 he has been working at the Chair for the Study of Economic Institutions, Innovation and East Asian Development at the Goethe University Frankfurt in the Department of Microeconomics and Management. He received his PhD with a study on the Bank of Japan at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Under the DIJ research program “Risks and Opportunities in Japan”, he is currently working on a research project about “Monetary Policy and Central Bank Independence”. Main research interests include macroeconomics, the political economy of central banks and labor economics.

DIJ Projects

Economic Discourses of Monetary Policy – The Case of the Bank of Japan