Prof. Dr. Jonas Dovern

Prof. Dr. Jonas Dovern

Head of Chair

School of Business, Economics and Society
Chair of Statistics and Econometrics

Room: Raum 4.169
Lange Gasse 20
90403 Nürnberg

Office hours

By appointment



Curriculum Vitae

2019 – FAU, Professor of Statistics and Econometrics
2014 – 2019 Heidelberg University, Assistant Professor of Macroeconomics
2016 RWTH Aachen University, Visiting Professor of Economics
2013 – 2014 Heidelberg University, Postdoc of Macroeconomics
2009 – 2013 Kiel Economics Research & Forecasting, Managing Director
Nov. 2012 International Monetary Fund, Visiting Researcher
2010 – 2011 Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Consultant
Oct. 2010 International Monetary Fund, Consultant
May/July 2010 GIZ, Consultant to IFMR (Tashkent)
2006 – 2009 University of Kiel, PhD Student
2005 – 2008 Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Researcher
2005 – 2006 Kiel Institute for the World Economy,ASP Student
2004 – 2005 Maastricht University, European Studies (Minor)
2001 – 2005 Maastricht University, Econometrics (Master)

Link to detailed CV.













  • Uncertainty, Expectation Dispersion, and the Reaction to News (with B. Born and Z. Enders)
  • Multivariate Evaluation of Macroeconomic Forecasts (with H. Manner and M. Wolters)
  • Influence of Local Experience and Socioeconomic Factors on Expectations of Private Households (with C. Conrad and F. Krüger)
  • Heterogeneity of Coroporate Growth Forecasts (with L. Müller and K. Wohlrabe)
  • Heterogeneity in Professional Macroeconomic Density Forecasts (with A. Glas and G. Kenny)


An overview of all courses that are currently offered by our chair can be found here for the Bachelor’s degree programs and here for the Master’s degree programs.

In the past, I have taught a wide range of courses ranging from introductory courses in macroeconomics and econometrics to more specialized courses in monetary policy, macroeconometrics, econometric forecasting.

Other Professional Activities

Service as Editor

Associate Editor for Empirical Economics (since 2019)


Applied Economics; Canadian Journal of Economics; Ecological Economics; Economic Journal; Economic Modelling; Economic Systems; Economics Letters; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Empirical Economics; Energy Economics; Ensayos sobre Política Ecónomica; European Economic Review; German Economic Review; International Journal of Central Banking; International Journal of Forecasting; International Review of Economics and Finance; Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik; Journal of Banking and Finance; Journal of Business & Economic Statistics; Journal of Economics & Business; Journal of Financial Stability; Journal of Forecasting; Journal of Macroeconomics; Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; Macroeconomic Dynamics; Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics; Portuguese Economic Journal; Public Finance Review; Review of Economics & Statistics; Scandinavian Journal of Economics; Southern Economic Journal.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals; Oesterreichische Nationalbank; Verein für Socialpolitik