Josefine Quast, M.Sc.

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Research and Teaching Assistant

Doctoral Candidate

Office:  Carl-Zeiss-Str. 3, Room 4.148, 4th floor
Phone: +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43215
Fax:      +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43212
Josefine.Quast@uni-jena.de

Office hours: by appointment

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Research Interests Show content
  • Applied Macroeconometrics
  • Business and Financial Cycle Fluctuations
  • Real-Time Analysis
  • Spillover Dynamics
  • Macroeconomic Forecasting
Publications Show content
  • Der Finanzzyklus in Deutschland, IfW Box, 2018.15, published in "Deutsche Wirtschaft mit langsamerer Gangart", Kieler Konjunkturberichte Mittelfristprojektion, Nr. 48 (2018 | Q3). (with Nils Jannsen)
Working Paper/Work in Progress Show content
  • Quast, J. and M. Wolters (2019). Reliable Real-Time Output Gap Estimates Based on a Modified Hamilton Filter. IMFS Working Paper Series 133, Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) - Revise & Resubmit Journal of Business & Economic Statistics
  • Stock Market Dynamics and the Relative Importance of Domestic, Foreign, and Common Shocks (with Martin Ademmer and Carl-Wolfram Horn) - Revise & Resubmit International Journal of Finance & Economics
Conferences, Workshops, Graduate Courses Show content

Conferences and Workshops

2019

  • CIRET/KOF/OECD/INSEEWorkshop OECD Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France.
  • 20th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop (Poster Session), Halle, Germany.
  • German Economic Association, Annual Conference 2019, Leipzig, Germany.
  • SEM's Sixth Conference, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Annual Conference of the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE), Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • 1st annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History, DIW, Berlin. Germany.
  • 4th International Workshop on Financial Markets and Nonlinear Dynamics (FMND), Paris, France.
  • 10th Anniversary of the Nordic Econometric Meeting, Stockholm School of Economcis, Sweden.
  • 24th Spring Meeting of Young Economists 2019, Brussels, Belgium.
  • 12th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics, Bochum, Germany.
  • 13th ifo Dresden Workshop on Macroeconomics and Business Cycle Research, Dresden, Germany.

2018

  • German Economic Association, Annual Conference 2018, Freiburg, Germany.
  • Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance (RCEF2018), Rimini Palacongressi, Italy.

2017

  • 18th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop (Poster Session), Halle, Germany.
  • ASP Concluding Conference, Kiel, Germany, 2017.

Graduate Courses

2019

  • Advanced Macroeconomics: "Quantitative Macroececonomics", Kurt Mitman, IWH, Halle, Germany.
  • Advanced Microeconomics: "Game Theory", Zvika Neeman, IWH, Halle, Germany.

2018

  • "Time series tools for the study of monetary policy transmission", Fabio Ganova, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany.
  • "Bayesian Time Series Analysis", Christiane Baumeister, IWH, Halle, Germany.
  • "Short Course: Structural Vector Autoregression Analysis", Lutz Kilian and Helmut Lüdtkepohl, DIW Graduate Center, Berlin, Germany.

2016/17 - Selected Courses from the ASP at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy

  • The Economics of Exchange Rates, Lucio Sarno, Cass Business School London.
  • Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice, Volker Wieland, University of Frankfurt.
  • Debt Crises and Macro-Prudential Policy, Enrique Mendoza, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics: Theory, Empirics and Big Data
    Applications, Roberto Rigobon, MIT.

Summer Schools

  • "Recent Developments in Forecasting", Barbara Rossi, CREI Summer School, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Dynare Summer School 2017, Université Paris Est Créteil, Paris, France.
Teaching Show content

Bachelor Level

  • Tutorial in "VM Konjunktur, Wachstum und Außenhandel", (comparable to Intermediate Macroeconomics), University of Jena
  • Supervision of Research Seminars and Thesis, University of Jena
  • Tutorial in "Principles of Economics", University of Kiel

Master Level

  • Tutorial in Empirical Macroeconomcis, University of Jena
  • Tutorial in Computational Macroeconomics, University of Jena
  • Tutorial in Monetary and Fiscal Policy, University of Jena
  • Supervision of Seminars and Thesis, University of Jena
  • Supervision of Seminars, University of Kiel
Short CV Show content

Education

Since 2017: PhD candidate

2016-2017: Advanced Studies Program, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

2013-2016: M.Sc. in Economics, University of Kiel, Thesis: Financial Cycles and the Implications for Financial Stability

2014-2015: Exchange Scholar for the Academic Year at the University of Kansas at Lawrence, USA

2010-2013: B.Sc. in Economics, University of Kiel, Thesis: National Government's Fiscal Policy Coordination Options within the European Monetary Union

2009: General University Entrance Qualification (Abitur), Lise-Meitner-Gymnasium Falkensee

Work Experience

Since 2017: Teaching and Research Assistant, Chair of Macroeconomics, Prof. Dr. Maik Wolters, University of Jena

2016-2017: Student and Research Assistant, Chair of Economic Theory, Prof. Dr. Maik Wolters, University of Kiel

2015-2017: Student and Research Assistant, Forecasting Center at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy

2015: Intern at the Deutsche Bundesbank, Department: Payment and Settlement Systems, Division: Strategy, Policy and Oversight, Dr. Martin Diehl

2012 - 2014: Student and Research Assistant, Chair of Organizational Design,                       Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Joachim Wolf, University of Kiel

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