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Daniel Kaufmann

Daniel Kaufmann

Daniel Kaufmann is an assistant professor of applied macroeconomics at the University of Neuchâtel and research fellow at the KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich. Before turning to academia, he worked as a senior economist in the Swiss National Bank’s inflation forecasting unit. Daniel Kaufmann holds master and doctoral degrees from the University of Bern. He was a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley Economic History Laboratory. His main areas of expertise include macroeconomics, forecasting, and monetary history. His current research is concerned with inflation, interest rate and exchange rate fluctuations from a historical perspective, the impact of currency fluctuations on prices, wages, and employment, as well as the implementation of monetary policy after the financial crisis.