Maximilian Konradt

Maximilian Konradt

PhD Researcher in International Economics
Research Fellow, Centre for Finance and Development
Areas of expertise
  • International macroeconomics and finance
  • Climate finance
  • Political Economy



PhD Supervisor & Co-Supervisor: Cédric Tille and Beatrice Weder di Mauro

Expected date of completion: 2024




Maximilian Konradt's research focuses on International Macroeconomics and Finance, with a focus on investment behavior. He also works on issues related to climate policy, as well as political economy. His research is supported financially by the SNSF.

Maximilian Konradt holds a master's degree in Quantitative Economics from Kiel University and completed a post-graduate program at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He also participated in the Swiss Program for Doctoral Students at the Study Center Gerzensee.


Research Interest


  • International Macroeconomics and Finance

  • Climate policy

  • Political Economy




Corona Politics: The Cost of Mismanaging Pandemics” With Helios Herrera, Guillermo Ordoñez and Christoph Trebesch, Covid Economics 50, 3–23, 2020.

Monetary Policy and Climate Policies: Implications for Europe” With Warwick McKibbin and
Beatrice Weder di Mauro, ECB Forum on Central Banking Conference Proceedings, 200–238, 2021.

"Carbon Taxation and Greenflation: Evidence from Europe and Canada" With Beatrice Weder di Mauro, 2023. Accepted at the Journal of the European Economic Association.

Exportweltmeister: Germany’s Foreign Investment Returns in International Comparison
With Franziska Hünnekes, Moritz Schularick, Christoph Trebesch and Julian Wingenbach, 2023. R&R at Journal of International Economics.

Do Pension Funds Reach for Yield? Evidence from a New Database”, 2023.


Academic Work Experience


Research Experience

PhD intern at the International Monetary Fund (2022)

Research assistant to Beatrice Weder di Mauro (Graduate Institute, 2020-21)

Research assistant to Christoph Trebesch (Kiel Institute, 2018-19)

Teaching Experience

Teaching assistant at Kiel University (2017)


Fellowships /Grants


Doc.CH grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation