Prof. Dr. Christian ConradEconometrics

Research at the Chair of Econometrics focuses on developing econometric methods for applications in macroeconomics and finance.

Specifically, the research focuses on measuring, modeling, and forecasting financial market risks, the interaction between macroeconomic developments and financial markets, and the expectation formation of professional forecasters and households. We offer introductory courses on econometrics and data science and advanced courses in macroeconometrics and financial econometrics.


April 2024

  • We organise a workshop on “Financial Econometrics & Macroeconomic Expectations” at Villa Menzer, Neckargemünd on April 11.

March 2024

  • Christian Conrad presented the paper „Long-Term Volatility Shapes the Stock Market's Sensitivity to News“ (joint with Julius Schoelkopf and Nikoleta Tushteva) at the Annual Symposium of the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, University of Padova, March 22, 2024.
  • In the summer term 2024, the Chair of Econometrics offers the following courses:
    • Economic and Social Statitics (BA)
    • Macroeconometrics (BA)
    • Seminar The central banks' inflation forecasts BA)

        For more information, follow the “Teaching” link.

February 2024

  • Conrad, Christian, and Kajal Lahiri (2023): “Heterogeneous Expectations among Professional Forecasters” has been accepted for publication in the Routledge Handbook of Economic Expectations in Historical Perspective.








HKMetrics ist eine gemeinsame Initiative von Prof. Dr. Christian Conrad (Universität Heidelberg), Prof Dr. Melanie Schienle (KIT) und Prof. Dr. Carsten Trenkler (Universität Mannheim) und besteht aus einem gemeinsamen Forschungsseminar in Ökonometrie und einem Doktoranden-Workshop, der einmal im Semester stattfindet. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf der HKMetrics Website.