Martin Schindler is Senior Economist in the European Department, focusing on Germany and the euro area. He has conducted theoretical and empirical research in the areas of macro, labor, and international finance, and he has previously contributed to the Fund's country work on Argentina, the Euro Area, Italy, Kenya, Thailand and Turkey. Prior to joining the Fund, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania and the Universität des Saarlandes.
Fluent In: French, German, Italian.
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Diplom-Kaufmann, Universität des Saarlandes (Germany)
Integrated exchange studies at University of Michigan & Università degli Studi di Bari (Italy)
Work in progress:
“Labor Market Institutions in Advanced and Developing Countries: A New Panel Database" (with Mariya Aleksynska)
“Assessing Measures of Financial Openness and Integration” (with Dennis Quinn and A. Maria Toyoda)
“Consumption and Savings Determinants in the Euro Area” (with Irina Tytell)
"Global Shocks and their Impact on Low-Income Countries: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis" (with Andrew Berg, Chris Papageorgiou, Catherine Pattillo, Nikola Spatafora and Hans Weisfeld)
“Specific Human Capital: Evidence from Displaced Workers?”
“Argentina's Growth: A Puzzle?” (with A. Mody), 2005, draft available upon request.
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Capital Control Measures: A New Dataset, Working Paper No. 15/80, April 22, 2015
Jobs and Growth, April 10, 2014
Labor Market Regulations in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries : A New Panel Database, Working Paper No. 11/154, July 01, 2011
Global Shocks and their Impacton Low-Income Countries : Lessons From theglobal Financial Crisis, Working Paper No. 11/27, February 01, 2011
Growth and Structural Reforms: A New Assessment, Working Paper No. 09/284, December 01, 2009
Controlling Capital? Legal Restrictions and the Asset Composition of International Financial Flows, Working Paper No. 09/208, September 01, 2009
Who Benefits from Capital Account Liberalization? Evidence from Firm-Level Credit Ratings Data, Working Paper No. 09/210, September 01, 2009
Fiscal Multipliers, Staff Position Note No. 2009/11, May 20, 2009
Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis, Staff Position Note No. 2009/10, May 14, 2009
The Italian Labor Market: Recent Trends, Institutions, and Reform Options, Working Paper No. 09/47, March 01, 2009
Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization, Occasional Paper No. 264, December 16, 2008
Equilibrium Wage Dispersion: An Example, Working Paper No. 06/19, January 01, 2006
Turkey at the Crossroads: From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession, Occasional Paper No. 242, September 19, 2005
Alternative Models of Wage Dispersion, Working Paper No. 05/64, March 01, 2005
Other Published Materials
“Controlling Capital? Legal Restrictions and the Asset Composition of International Financial Flows” (with M. Binici and M. Hutchison), 2010, Journal of International Money and Finance 29:4, pp. 666–684.
“Measuring Financial Integration: A New Dataset,” 2009, IMF Staff Papers 56:1, 222-238.
“Equilibrium Wage Dispersion: An Example” (with D. Gaumont and R. Wright), 2006, B.E. Journals, Topics in Macroeconomics 6:2, Article 11.
“Alternative Theories of Wage Dispersion” (with D. Gaumont and R. Wright), 2006, European Economic Review 50:4, pp. 831–48.
“The Welfare Costs of Worker Displacement” (with R. Rogerson), 2002, Journal of Monetary Economics 49:6, pp. 1213–34.
“Generalized Search-Theoretic Models of Monetary Exchange” (with P. Rupert and R. Wright), 2001, Journal of Monetary Economics 48:3, pp. 605–22.
Other Published Materials
“Improving the Performance of Italy’s Labor Market” (with James Daniel), RGE Monitor, March 22, 2009.
“Reforming Italy's Labor Market,” 2009, IMF Country Report SM/09/45, Annex II, Washington: International Monetary Fund.
“Measures of Financial Integration,” 2009, IMF Research Bulletin 10:1, pp. 1-3.
“Alternative Theories of Wage Dispersion” (with D. Gaumont and R. Wright), 2006, in Contributions to Economic Analysis: Structural Models of Wage and Employment Dynamics, edited by Henning Bunzel, Bent J. Christensen, George R. Neumann and Jean-Marc Robin, Elsevier, pp. 61-82.
“Financial Crises and Growth,” 2005, in Thailand: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix, SM/05/319, Washington: International Monetary Fund.
“Labor Market Performance and Policy Effectiveness,” 2005, IMF Research Bulletin 6:2, pp. 1-5.
“Argentina's Growth: A Puzzle?” (with A. Mody), 2005, in Argentina: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix, SM/05/202, Washington: International Monetary Fund.
“Labor Market Duality and Possible Reform,” 2003, in Kenya: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix, SM/03/147, Washington: International Monetary Fund.
“Exchange Rate Policy and Management,” 2003, in Eritrea: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix, SM/03/146, Washington: International Monetary Fund.
“The Search-Theoretic Approach to Monetary Economics: A Primer” (with P. Rupert, A. Shevchenko and R. Wright), 2000, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Economic Review 36:4, pp. 10–28.