Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas

Contact information

Phone: +49 07531 88-5120
Post office box: Box 145
Room: F 223
Fax: +49 07531 88-4558


Institution Responsibility
Department of Economics Professor

Scientific career

since 2004 Professor of Economics, University of  Konstanz
2000-2004 Assistant Professor, University of Vienna
2001-2002 Visiting Researcher, University of California Los Angeles
1998-2000 Assistant Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
1998 Doctorate in Economics, University of Bielefeld
1994-1998 Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Bielefeld
1994 Diploma in Mathematics, University of Frankfurt

Research interests

Macroeconomics; Dynamic General Equilibrium; Search and Matching Models of the Labor Market

Current courses

Title Type Number
*Aix-Marseille, Constance, Strasbourg: Workshop on Quantitative Dynamic Macroeconomics* workshop 186-10720-20171
*Seminar in Macroeconomics* doctoral student seminar 186-10240-20171
*Seminar in Macroeconomics* doctoral student seminar

Previous courses

Title Type Number
Makroökonomik I *Macroeconomics I* lecture course OEK-10010-20162
*Seminar in Macroeconomics* doctoral student seminar 186-10240-20162
Seminar in Makroökonomik *Seminar in Macroeconomics* seminar

Publication list

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Title Responsibility Period
Workshop Graduiertenschule Project head 01.05.2017 – 31.12.2017
Workshop SPP Mannheim Project head 01.01.2017 – 31.12.2017
Firmendynamik mit friktionalen Produkt- und Arbeitsmärkten Project head 01.10.2016 – 30.09.2018
Workshop: "Labor market dynamics..." Konstanz 04. und 05.07.2016 Project head 01.07.2016 – 31.10.2016
Die makroökonomischen Auswirkungen öffentlicher und privater Kreditausfallrisiken Project head 19.12.2014 – 18.12.2017
Workshop: "Unemployment, Wage Inequality and Labor Market Policy" 16./17.6.2014 Project head 01.06.2014 – 30.08.2014
Veranstaltung: Christmas Meeting of German Economists Abroad, Konstanz 19.-20.12.13 Project head 29.07.2013 – 31.03.2014
Graduiertenschule Decision Sciences Project head 01.11.2012 – 31.10.2017
Workshop: Labour Market Search and the Business Cycle, 28.06.-29.06.12 Konstanz Project head 01.06.2012 – 31.08.2012
The Macroeconomic Consequences of Sovereign and Private Default Risks Project head 28.12.2011 – 27.12.2014
Graduate School of Decision Sciences Project head 01.01.2010 – 31.03.2011
Wirtschaftswachstum und Volatilität bei endogener Finanzmarktentwicklung Project head 01.10.2008 – 30.09.2010
Quantitative economics Project head 01.07.2007 – 31.12.2007
Forschungsgruppe Fabel TP10: Heterogene Arbeit Project head 15.03.2007 – 14.03.2008