Harald Uhlig

H_Uhlig_120_002Harald Uhlig is professor of economics at the University of Chicago since 2007 and was Chairman of the Department of Economics from 2009 to 2012. He previously held positions at Princeton University, 1990-1994, Tilburg University, 2004-2010 and Humboldt University of Berlin, 2000-2007. Uhlig won the Gossen Prize in 2003. He was co-editor of Econometrica from 2006 to 2010. He is co-editor of the Journal of Political Economy since 2012.
Uhlig received his Diplom in mathematics from the Technical University of Berlin in 1985. He went on to earn a doctoral degree at the University of Minnesota in 1990. His Ph.D. thesis, titled “Costly Information Acquisition, Stock Prices and Neoclassical Growth”, was supervised by Christopher A. Sims.
His recent research is focused on applied quantitative theory and applied dynamic, stochastic general equilibrium theory; the intersection of macroeconomics and financial economics; Bayesian time series analysis and macroeconomic applications.