Andre Kurmann

Andre Kurmann

Andre Kurmann is an Associate Professor of Economics and the Dean’s Research Scholar in Economics at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. He is also an associate editor at the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Federal Statistical Research Data Center.

Prior to joining Drexel, Andre Kurmann worked as a research economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. (2011-2013); as a visiting associate professor at the finance department of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2008-2011); and as an assistant and associate professor at the economics department of the Université du Québec à Montréal (2002-2008).

Areas of Expertise

  • Computational Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Mathematical and Quantitative Methods

Selected Works

Articles

Kurmann, Andre, and Rabinovich, Stanislav, Dynamic Inefficiency in Decentralized Capital Markets. Journal of Economic Theory 173 (Jan 2018): 231-256.

Champagne, Julien, Kurmann, Andre, and Stewart, Jay, Reconciling the divergence in aggregate U.S. wage series. Labour Economics 49 (Dec 2017): 27-41.

Kurmann, Andre, and Otrok, Christopher M., News Shocks and the Slope of the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Reply. American Economic Review 107 (Oct 2017): 3250-3256.

Kurmann, Andre, and Mertens, Elmar, Stock Prices, News, and Economic Fluctuations: Comment. American Economic Review 104 (Apr 2014): 1439-45.

Kurmann, Andre, Holdups and Overinvestment in Capital Markets. Journal of Economic Theory 151 (May 2014): 88-113.

Kurmann, Andre, and Champagne, Julien, The Great Increase in Relative Wage Volatility in the United States. Journal of Monetary Economics 60 (Mar 2013): 166-183.

Kurmann, Andre, and Otrok, Christopher M., News Shocks and the Slope the Term Structure of Interest Rates. American Economic Review 103 (Oct 2013): 2612-32.

Kurmann, Andre, and Danthine, Jean-Pierre, The Business Cycle Implications of Reciprocity in Labor Relations. Journal of Monetary Economics 57 (Oct 2010): 837-850.

Kurmann, Andre, and Danthine, Jean-Pierre, The Macroeconomic Consequences of Reciprocity in Labor Relations. Scandinavian Journal of Economics 109 (Dec 2007): 857-881.

Kurmann, Andre, VAR-based Estimation of Euler Equations with an Application to New Keynesian Pricing. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 31 (Mar 2007): 767-796.

Kurmann, Andre, and Danthine, Jean-Pierre, Efficiency Wages Revisited: The Internal Reference Perspective. Economic Letters 90 (Feb 2006): 278-284.

Kurmann, Andre, Quantifying the Uncertainty about the Fit of a New Keynesian Pricing Model. Journal of Monetary Economics 52 (Sep 2005): 1119-1134.

Kurmann, Andre, and Danthine, Jean-Pierre, Fair Wages in a New Keynesian Model of the Business Cycle. Review of Economic Dynamics 7 (Jan 2004): 107-142.

Kurmann, Andre, and King, Robert G., Expectations and the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Evidence and Implications. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly 88 (Fall 2002): 49-95.

Grants

The Impact of Globalization on U.S. Entrepreneurship (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) $237,900 Oct 2015.

Editorial Board Service

Associate Editor – Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier (2017)
Associate Editor – Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier (2017)
Associate Editor – Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier (2018)
Associate Editor – Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier (2018)

Education

BA - HEC Lausanne 1998
MA - University of Virginia 2000
PhD - University of Virginia 2002

College News

Andre Kurmann, PhD, and Ishan Ghosh have landed a grant to advance research concerning the dynamics of entrepreneurship.