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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

Cantore, C. and Freund, L. B. Workers, Capitalists, and the Government: Fiscal Policy and Income (Re)Distribution, (2020) CWPE2095
Freund, L. B. and Rendahl, P. Unexpected Effects: Uncertainty, Unemployment, and Inflation, (2020) CWPE2035

Recent Activities


Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy after COVID-19 Mini Conference
Cambridge-INET, the Centre for Macroeconomics and the Faculty of Economics are holding a mini conference on "Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy after COVID-19". Organised by Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Lukas Freund, the mini conference will feature talks from Corina Boar (NYU) Benjamin Moll (LSE) and Marco Del Negro (NY Fed). It will take place on Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 2:00pm-5:00pm GMT (UK) and will be held online. See the event page for more details.
Published on - Thursday 15th October 2020

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

Teaching


Part IIA - Macroeconomics

Supervisory Team


Lukas Freund













PhD Student

Research Group:
Macroeconomics

Personal Site:
https://www.lukasfreund.com/


Contact Details
Email: lukas.beat.freund@gmail.com
College: Corpus Christi College