Website of Konstantin M. Wacker

Economist at the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department of the Latin America and the Caribbean Region

»When everything becomes uncertain, the laws of probability still hold.«


r e s e a r c h             [IDEAS/RePEc site]

t e a c h i n g
              [Readings in International Macroeconomics]

p r i v a t e

l i n k s
                        [EconoMonitor posts]       [Ökonomenstimme posts (German)]

JOB MARKET PAPER [revise and resubmit The World Economy]


I will present our work on poverty convergence and macroeconomic volatility at the University of Göttingen on June, 4 noon and present work on macroeconomic and trade challanges in very small open states in the TROUP group on June, 4 at 4 p.m.

My latest working paper on the effect of macroeconomic volatility on poverty convergence (together with Jesús Crespo-Cuaresma and Stephan Klasen) is available here.

My ECB Working Paper on the measurement of FDI and its relationship to multinational corporations is available here.
Recent talks
Labor and Poverty Practice Group Meeting, December 17, 2013
wiiw seminar in international economics, June 27, 2013.

DAAD Workshop on "Exchange Rate Regimes in Developing Countries" @ HTW Berlin, June 19, 2013
Research Seminar on Socioeconomic Perspectives @ TU Wien, May 23, 2013
WIFO extern, May 14, 2013
ECB IPA economic meeting, March 19, 2013
ECB External Developments' seminar, November 23, 2012
dissertation defense at University of Göttingen, November 16, 2012
staff seminar of Prof. Klasen, July, 24
Centre for Statistics summer school, July 6, 2012
Universität Göttingen, PhD seminar, January 18, 2012
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Departmental Seminar, November 2011 [presentation]
Conference "Globalization: Strategies and Effects", Kolding/Aarhus University, November 2011 [presentation]
IMF Institute, October 2011
Statistics Departmental Seminar, October 2011


Konstantin M. Wacker
c/o World Bank
1818 H St NW, I4-220
Washington, DC 20443

phone: +1-(202) 473 9326

mail:  kwacker [at] worldbank dot org
skype: konsty82

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