Department of Economics and Business Economics

Timo Trimborn


Timo Trimborn

Member of the Economics Section

Reseach Secretaries: Mette Vad Andersen and Susan Stilling




Ph.D. Economics (Dr. rer. pol.), University of Hamburg, 2008

M.Sc. Mathematical-Economics (Diplom), University of Hamburg, 2003


Research Fields:

  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Growth and Development
  • Housing Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Methods in Macroeconomics


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Code for solving dynamic macroeconomic models in continuous-time


Selected Publications

Schünemann, J., Strulik, H., Trimborn, T., (2020), The Marriage Gap: Optimal Aging and Death in Partnerships, Review of Economic Dynamics, 36, pp 158-176.

Prettner, K., Trimborn, T., (2017), Demographic Change and R&D-based Economic Growth, Economica, 84, pp 667-681.

Schünemann, J., Strulik, H., Trimborn, T., (2017), The gender gap in mortality: How much is explained by behavior?, Journal of Health Economics 54, pp 79-90.

Grossmann, V., Steger, T.M., Trimborn, T., (2016), Quantifying Optimal Growth Policy, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 18(3), pp 451-485.

Grossman, V., Steger, T.M., Trimborn, T., (2013), Dynamically Optimal R&D Subsidization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 37, pp 516-534.

Strulik, H., Trimborn, T., (2012), Laffer Strikes Again: Dynamic Scoring of Capital Taxes, European Economic Review, 56, pp 1180–1199.

Trimborn, T., Koch, K.-J., Steger, T.M., (2008), Multi-Dimensional Transitional Dynamics: A Simple Numerical Procedure, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 12, pp 301-319.


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