Matthias Kredler

Associate Professor. Ramón y Cajal Res.
Macroeconomics, Family Economy and Labor Market
+34 91 624 9312 Office: 15.2.10
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Matthias Kredler is Associate Professor of Economics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University and a Diploma in Economics from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He also spent one year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Main Publications

Barczyk, Daniel, and Kredler, M. "Evaluating Long-Term Care Policy Options, Taking the Family Seriously" Review of Economic Studies2018

Kredler, M. "Experience vs. Obsolescence: A Vintage-Human-Capital Model" Journal of Economic Theory, 150, 2014

Recent Publications

Barczyk, D., Fahle, S., and Kredler, M. "Save, Spend or Give? The Role of Housing and Family Insurance in Old Age"  Forthcoming in Review of Economic Studies, this version: Feb. 2022. Short article (uc3nomics blog).

Barczyk, D., and Kredler, M. "Blast from the Past: The Altruism Model is Richer than you Think" Journal of Economic Theory. 2021.

Barczyk, D., and Kredler, M. "Long-Term Care across Europe and the U.S.: The Role of Informal and Formal Care" Fiscal Studies. 2019. Short VOX article. Short article in Spanish in the Blog Ágora of Fundación Ramón Areces, which financed this research project to a great extent.


Macroeconomics II, Thesis Supervision (Master in Economics). Macroeconomics Reading Group, Quantitative Macroeconomics with Heterogeneous Agents (Ph.D. Program).