Alexander Bick

Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Alexander Bick is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He is a macroeconomist with interests in labor economics, and economic growth and development. His current research focuses on documenting and understanding cross-country differences in labor supply, specifically between Europe and the U.S. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Review and the Review of Economic Studies, and has been covered by national and international media outlets such as Bloomberg.

He holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Economics from Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. During his Ph.D. studies he spent a year as a visiting student at the University of Pennsylvania, and worked as an intern at the German Central Bank and European Central Bank. After his Ph.D. he stayed for three years as an assistant professor at Goethe University and four months as a visiting scholar at the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Since his arrival at ASU in 2012, he has co-taught Ph.D. classes with the 2004 Nobel Laureate Edward C. Prescott as well the Global Business Environment course in the W. P. Carey MBA program. He is a regular visitor at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Education

  • PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.)  Goethe University, Germany, 2009
  • Master in Economics (Diplom Volkswirt)  Goethe University, Germany, 2006

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 791Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 594Conference and Workshop
ECN 791Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 503Global Business Environment
ECN 594Conference and Workshop