Fluent In: German.
2000 PhD, Economics, Columbia University, New York, NY. Specialization: macroeconomics and international trade. Advisors: Alessandra Casella, Ronald Findlay, John McLaren, Jacob Mincer.
1995 Institute For Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria, master level course work in economics.
1994 University of Graz, Austria, BA in economics.
2000-Present, The International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, USA
Current position: Senior Economist, World Economic Studies Division, Research Department
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Can Abenomics Succeed? : Overcoming the Legacy of Japan's Lost Decades, March 04, 2015
The Transmission of Financial Stress from Advanced to Emerging Economies, Working Paper No. 09/133, June 01, 2009
Inflation Smoothing and the Modest Effect of VAT in Germany, Working Paper No. 08/175, July 01, 2008
What Explains Germany's Rebounding Export Market Share?, Working Paper No. 07/24, February 01, 2007
Tax Reform and Debt Sustainability in Germany: An Assessment Using the Global Fiscal Model, Working Paper No. 07/46, February 01, 2007
Labor and Product Market Deregulation: Partial, Sequential, or Simultaneous Reform?, Working Paper No. 05/227, December 01, 2005
How Do Canadian Budget Forecasts Compare with Those of Other Industrial Countries?, Working Paper No. 05/66, March 01, 2005
Revenue Forecasting--How is it done? Results from a Survey of Low-Income Countries, Working Paper No. 05/24, February 01, 2005
Revenue Forecasts as Performance Targets, Working Paper No. 05/14, January 01, 2005
The Political Economy of Revenue-Forecasting Experience from Low-Income Countries, Working Paper No. 05/2, January 01, 2005
Managing Oil Wealth: The Case of Azerbaijan, April 21, 2004
A New Rule: "The Swiss Debt Brake", Working Paper No. 02/18, February 01, 2002
Redistribution Through Public Employment - The Case of Italy, Working Paper No. 99/177, December 01, 1999
Other Published Materials
How Linkages Fuel the Fire: The Transmission of Financial Stress from Advanced to Emerging Economies, April 2009 chapter 4, lead author with R. Balakrishnan, S. Elekdag, and I. Tytell.
Divergence of Current Account Balances Across Emerging Economies, Fall 2008 WEO chapter 6, with F. Jaumotte.
Other Published Materials
Danninger Stephan and Fred Joutz (2008) What Explains Germany's Rebounding Export Market Share?, Cesifo Economic Studies, Volume 54, Number 4, December 2008.
Danninger Stephan, Munasinghe Lalith, and
Brendan O’Flaherty (2001) Globalization and the Rate of Technological Progress: What Track and Field Records Show, Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 109/5, Chicago.
Azfar, Omar and Stephan Danninger, (2001) Profit-sharing, Employment Stability, and Wage Growth, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 54, (3), 619-30.
Danninger Stephan and Jacob Mincer (2000) Technology, Unemployment and Inflation, Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 19, 1-28.