Professor of Macroeconomics and Economic Policy

Prof. Tom Krebs

Prof. Tom Krebs, Ph.D.

Tom Krebs is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim and a member at the German minimum wage commission. . Previously, he held faculty positions at Brown University, Columbia University, and the University of Illinois. He received his MSc in physics from the University of Hamburg and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

In his research, Tom Krebs studies  the effecct of economic  crises and economic policies  on growth, inequality, and quality of life.  He has published in leading academic journals and his work is  frequently discussed in the media. In 2019/2020, Tom  Krebs was the first visiting professor at the German Ministry of Finance. He has been an economic consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank , and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis..

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Prof. Tom Krebs, Ph.D.

Prof. Tom Krebs, Ph.D.

Professor of Macroeconomics and Economic Policy
University of Mannheim
Department of Economics
L7, 3–5 – Room P05/06
68161 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-1762
Fax: +49 621 181-1841
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For an appointment please contact Corinna Jann–Grahovac.