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Department Business and Economics
Panoramic view of the North Campus © Roland Baege​/​TU Dortmund

Research Focuses

The research interests of our professorship are macroeconomics and business cycle theory, labor economics, regional economics, economic history and computational economics. Our work comprises theoretical and empirical work, with a clear emphasize on structural estimation.

Professor Jungs' research topics include the design of an optimal unemployment insurance system in heterogeneous regions, earnings losses after job losses, mismatch in regional and occupational skills, optimal governmental debt and default decisions and expectation formation during the great depression and the road to Hitler. His current research focuses on structural estimation of heterogeneous agent models with regional mismatch.