Welcome to my homepage. I am an assistant professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, a research fellow at MOVE, and an affiliated professor at the Barcelona GSE. I am also a Research Affiliate of SAFE at the House of Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt.
You reach me at chris.busch[at]movebarcelona.eu.
I work in the fields of Macroeconomics and Labor Economics, using parametric and non-parametric empirical methods together with quantitative structural models to address questions of labor income dynamics, insurance against income risk, and labor market mobility.
You find an overview of my research here.
You can download my CV here.
I am co-organizing the workshop Income Dynamics and the Family at the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, jointly with Rocio Madera and Fabian Kindermann. Keynote speakers are Eric French and Virginia Sanchez Marcos. Submission until February 28. Date: June 18-19, 2020. Find more info, call for papers, and last year’s program here.
I am co-organizing the workshop Macroeconomics and (Social) Insurance at the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, jointly with Alex Ludwig. Keynote speakers are Ayse Imrohoroglu and Kjetil Storesletten. Submission until February 28. Date: June 9-10, 2020. Find more info and the call for papers here.