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Professor Mark Weder

Telephone +61 8 8313 4664
Position Professor
Fax +61 8 8223 1460
Building 10 Pulteney Street
Floor/Room 3 23
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Economics

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Teaching Interests


Research Interests

Applied macroeconomic theory: business cycles, Great Depression, monetary policy, labor economics, economic history.

Research Funding

2015   Australia – Germany Joint Research Co-operation Labor Markets and Productivity in the Short and in the Long Run Group of Eight and Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD-57141344)


2014   Discovery Project Grant Allocation of Risk and Economic Slumps Australian Research Council (DP140102869)


2010   Discovery Project Grant Understanding the Effects of News Shocks on Macroeconomic Fluctuations Australian Research Council (DP1096358)


2009   Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung (AUS/1132996)


2002   Heisenberg Fellowship Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (We2274/2-2)


1998   Research Grant Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (We2274/1-1)


1997   Research Fellowship for Younger German Scholars of American Politics, Economics, History or Society German Marshall Fund of the United States (A-0375-25)


1990   Scholarship Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst


1988   Scholarship Friedrich Ebert Stiftung


“Payroll Taxes, Social Insurance and Business Cycles”, with Michael C. Burda, Journal of the European Economic Association (forthcoming).


“News about Aggregate Demand and the Business Cycle”, with Jang-Ting Guo and Anca Sirbu, Journal of Monetary Economics 72 (2015), 83-96.


“Countercyclical Markups and News Shocks”, with Oscar Pavlov, Review of Economic Dynamics 16 (2013), 371–382.


“Sunspots and Credit Frictions”, with Sharon G. Harrison, Macroeconomic Dynamics 17 (2013), 1055-1069.


“Variety Matters”, with Oscar Pavlov, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 36 (2012), 629-641.


“Capital-Labor Substitution and Indeterminacy in Two Sector Growth Models”, with Nopphawan Photphisutthiphong, Macroeconomic Dynamics 16 (2012), 411-421.


“Economic Crisis and Economic Theory”, The Economic Record 86 (2010), 7-12.


“Technological Change and the Roaring Twenties: A Neoclassical Perspective”, with Sharon G. Harrison, Journal of Macroeconomics 41 (2009), 363-375.


“Indeterminacy and Sticky Prices”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 40 (2008), 1073-1082.


“Did Sunspot Forces Cause the Great Depression?”, with Sharon G. Harrison, Journal of Monetary Economics 53 (2006), 1327-1339.


“The Role of Preference Shocks and Capital Utilization in the Great Depression”, International Economic Review 47 (2006), 1247-1268.


“Interest Rate Rules and Macroeconomic Stabilization“, Louvain Economic Review 72 (2006), 195-204.


“Some Observations on the Great Depression in Germany”, German Economic Review 7 (2006), 113-133.


“A Heliocentric Journey Into Germany’s Great Depression”, Oxford Economic Papers 58 (2006), 288-316.


“Taylor Rules and Macroeconomic Instability or How the Central Bank Can Pre-empt Sunspot Expectations”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 38 (2006), 655-678.


“Near-Rational Expectations in Animal Spirits Models of Aggregate Fluctuations”, Economic Modelling 21 (2004), 249-265.


“On the Plausibility of Sunspot Equilibria”, Ricerche Economiche 57 (2003), 65-81.


“Complementarity of Labor Market Institutions, Equilibrium Unemployment and the Persistence of Business Cycles”, with Michael C. Burda, German Economic Review 3 (2002), 1-24.


“Tracing Externalities as Sources of Indeterminacy”, with Sharon G. Harrison, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 26 (2002), 851-867.


“On Forecasting Heterogeneity, Irrational Exuberance and the Multiplicity of Rational Expectations”, Journal of Economics 76 (2002), 201-215.


“Indeterminacy in a Small Open Economy Ramsey Growth Model”, Journal of Economic Theory 98 (2001), 339-356.


“Can Habit Formation Solve the Consumption Anomaly in the Two Sector Business Cycle Model?”, Journal of Macroeconomics 22 (2000), 433-444.


“Aggregate and Sector-Specific Externalities in a Model of Indeterminacy”, with Sharon G. Harrison, Economics Letters 69 (2000), 173-179.


“Animal Spirits, Technology Shocks and the Business Cycle”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 24 (2000), 273-295.


“Fickle Consumers, Durable Goods and Business Cycles”, Journal of Economic Theory 81 (1998), 37-57.

Entry last updated: Friday, 30 Oct 2015

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