Dirk Niepelt is Director of the Study Center Gerzensee, Professor at the University of Bern and visiting professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University. A research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London), CESifo (Munich) research network member and member of the macroeconomic committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik, he also serves on the board of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics.
Dirk Niepelt received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and holds a licentiate and doctorate from the University of St. Gallen. Previous to joining the Study Center, he was assistant professor at IIES. Before completing his Ph.D., he worked at applied research institutes in St. Gallen and Zurich (FEW, KOF) and visited the European Central Bank. His research interests include macroeconomics, international finance, political economy, and public finance.