Marc Hinterschweiger was a research analyst with the Peterson Institute from 2008 to August 2013. He is also a PhD candidate in economics at Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich, Germany. His research focuses on the transmission mechanism of monetary policy, asset prices, and financial crises. He previously worked at the Rhenish-Westfalian Institute for Economic Research (RWI) in Essen, Germany. He assisted Joseph E. Gagnon with Flexible Exchange Rates for a Stable World Economy and The Global Outlook for Government Debt over the Next 25 years: Implications for the Economy and Public Policy (2011).
He holds a BA in economics (2005) and a BA in international affairs (2006) from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. He earned a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government (2008), where he was a McCloy scholar, specializing in international trade and finance. He has been a member of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) since 2002.