Martin Baumgärtner

Ph.D. Student/ Research assistant

THM Business School



  • Monetary Macroeconomics
  • Time Series
  • Data Science


  • M.Sc. in Economics, 2017

    University of Duisburg-Essen

  • B.Sc. in Economics, 2015

    University of Duisburg-Essen

Recent Publications

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Whatever it takes to understand a central banker - Embedding their words using neural networks.

Dictionary approaches are at the forefront of current techniques for quantifying central bank communication. This paper proposes …

Why central banks announcing liquidity injections is more effective than forward guidance

We distinguish the announcement effects of conventional and unconventional monetary policy measures on macroeconomic variables …

Information shocks and Uncertainty

This paper studies the effect of uncertainty on monetary policy shocks for the euro area. The analysis shows that various forms of …

Forecasting exchange rates with commodity prices—a global country analysis

This paper investigates the predictive properties of import and export prices of commodities on the exchange rates. A period from 1993 …


Monetary policy shocks from EA-MPD data

R package to calculate monetary policy shocks with the high frequency data from the Euro Area Monetary Policy Event-Study Database …

Vector Autoregression with Instrument Variables

R package for a VAR with external instruments including robust CI



Ph.D student

THM Business School/ JLU Gießen

Mar 2018 – Present Gießen
Monetary Economics

Student assistant

CINCH/ University Duisburg-Essen

Apr 2017 – Nov 2017 Essen
Ztree, Experimental Methods


RWI Essen Macroeconomy and Public Finance

Feb 2017 – Mar 2017 Essen


DZ-Bank AG Economic Research

Dec 2016 – Jan 2017 Frankfurt am Main

Student assistant

CINCH/ University Duisburg-Essen

Aug 2014 – Jul 2016 Essen
Ztree, Experimental Methods


monetary economics



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