Timo Trimborn
  • Fuglesangs Allé 4, 2632, 211

    8210 Aarhus V



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Timo Trimborn's research interests are in Macroeconomics, in particular Dynamic Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policy, Growth and Development, Housing, Health Economics, Climate Change, and Methods in Macroeconomics.

Selected Publications

Schünemann,  J., Strulik, H., Trimborn, T., (2023), Anticipation of Deteriorating Health and Information Avoidance, Journal of Health Economics 89, pp 102755.

Schünemann, J., Trimborn, T., (2023), Boosting Taxes for Boasting about Houses? Status Concerns in the Housing Market, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 205, pp 120-143.

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.

Posch, O., Trimborn, T., (2013), Numerical Solution of Dynamic Equilibrium models under Poisson Uncertainty, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 37, pp 2602-2622.

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.



Timo Trimborn is a Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University, and associated with CoRE, the Center for Research in Energy: Economics and Markets.

Personal Homepage: http://timo-trimborn.de

Code for solving dynamic macroeconomic models in continuous-time can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/relaxmacro/home




Timo Trimborn teaches courses in many different macroeconomic areas at PhD, Master, and Bachelor level, for example Quantitative Solution of Endogenous Growth Models, Economic Growth and the Environment, Developing and Emerging Economies, Politics and Economics of the EU, and Sustainable Economics.

Areas of expertise

  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Growth and Development
  • Health Economics
  • Climate Change


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