Thomas Drechsel is a macroeconomist and Assistant Professor at the Economics Department of the University of Maryland. His research focuses credit frictions in business cycles, various aspects of monetary policy, the role of commodities for emerging market economies, as well as real-time monitoring of macroeconomic activity. His work has been published in the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of International Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics. Thomas is a German national and holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Department of Economics
drechsel [at] umd.edu