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Jonas Keil

Jonas Keil

Ruhr Graduate School in Economics
c/o University of Duisburg-Essen
Department of Economics
Chair of Macroeconomics
Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke
Universit├Ątsstra├če. 12
45117 Essen
Tel. +49 201 183-6512


Jonas Keil joined the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics in October 2008. He studied Economics at the Free University of Berlin, the University of Cologne and the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). Before graduating from the University of Cologne in August 2008, he worked as a student research assistant at the Department of Economic Policy and as a teaching assistant at the Department of Statistics and Econometrics. Additionally, he interned at the Department of Corporate Taxation and Public Finance of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. Jonas Keil wrote his diploma thesis "On the Determinants of Business Cycle Synchronization: The Case of the Euro Area" (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Juergen B. Donges) in cooperation with the Department of Growth and Business Cycle Analyses of the ZEW. In this thesis, he empirically analyzed the determinants of business cycle synchronization in the Euro area, such as trade or financial market integration.

Main fields of interest: International Economics and Macroeconomics, Monetary and Financial Economics, Economic Integration, Applied Econometrics