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Faculty of Economics


PhD Title

The Macroeconomics of Automation and Inequality

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Innovation, Computational Methods

Recent Publications

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Freund, L. B. and Rendahl, P. Unexpected Effects: Uncertainty, Unemployment, and Inflation, (2020) CWPE2035

Recent Activities

Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences
The Faculty would like to congratulate PhD candidates Keith Chan and Lukas Freund, who have been selected to attend the Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences. This event gathers young economists from around the globe and Laureates in Economic Sciences, for an in-depth exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Published on - Thursday 7th May 2020

Banks Do Not Create Money Out Of Thin Air
In recent years, some have claimed that banks create money ‘ex nihilo’. In the most read column this month for VoXEU "Banks Do Not Create Money Out Of Thin Air", Dr. Pontus Rendahl and (PhD Student) Lukas B. Freund explain that banks do not create money out of thin air, that there are no magic money trees.
Published on - Tuesday 7th January 2020

COVID-19 Economic Research

Special Feature: COVID-19 Induced Uncertainty: Some Macro Implications


Part IIA - Macroeconomics

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College: Corpus Christi College