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Andreas Pollak Ph.D., 2006 (Freiburg) Associate Professor

Arts 812

Research Area(s)

  • Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative methods
  • Employment insurance and the business cycle
  • Unemployment and human capital depreciation
  • Rising research and design intensity


Rising R&D Intensity and Economic Growth, Economic Inquiry, forthcoming.

Unemployment, Human Capital Depreciation, and Unemployment Insurance Policy, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Volume 28, Issue 5, August 2013, 840-863.

Growth and Convergence when Technology and Human Capital are Complements, Economic Inquiry, Volume 51, Issue 1, January 2013, 31-45.

Efficient Unemployment Insurance and the Cost of Borrowing, Economics Letters, Volume 116, Issue 2, August 2012, 136-138.

Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Variable Skill Levels, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Volume 164, Number 4, November 2008, 696-726.

Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Heterogeneous Agents, European Economic Review, Volume 51, Issue 8, November 2007, 2029-2053.

Teaching & Supervision


employment insurance growth macroeconomics quantitative methods unemployement

Macroeconomics, Quantitative Methods