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Christian Thimann

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First Name:Christian
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Last Name:Thimann
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25 Avenue Matignon, F-75008 Paris, France


Paris School of Economics

Paris, France


48 boulevard Jourdan - 75014 Paris
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Working papers

  1. Christian Thimann, 2017. "What is Insurance and How Does it Differ from General Finance?," Post-Print hal-01630906, HAL.
  2. Denis Kessler & Amélie De Montchalin & Christian Thimann, 2017. "The macroeconomic role of insurance," Post-Print halshs-01394316, HAL.
  3. Félix Hufeld & Ralph S. J. Koijen & Christian Thimann, 2017. "The Economics, Regulation, and Systemic Risk of Insurance Markets," Post-Print halshs-01394318, HAL.
  4. Christian Thimann, 2016. "L’assouplissement quantitatif : un défi pour l’épargne à long terme et la sécurité financière des ménages," PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique" halshs-01382570, HAL.
  5. Christian Thimann & Xavier Ragot & Natacha Valla, 2016. "Taux d’intérêt très bas : symptôme et opportunité," Post-Print halshs-01524550, HAL.
  6. Christian Thimann, 2016. "Quantitative Easing: The Challenge for Households Long-term Savings and Financial Security," CESifo Working Paper Series 5976, CESifo Group Munich.
  7. Christian Thimann & Xavier Ragot & Natacha Vala, 2016. "Les taux d'intérêt très bas : symptômes et opportunité," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/k5tdt2d409g, Sciences Po.
  8. Christian Thimann, 2015. "Systemic Features of Insurance and Banking, and the Role of Leverage, Capital and Loss Absorption," Post-Print halshs-01314348, HAL.
  9. Christian Thimann, 2015. "The Economics of Insurance, its Borders with Finance and Implications for Systemic Regulation," CESifo Working Paper Series 5207, CESifo Group Munich.
  10. Christian Thimann, 2015. "The Microeconomic Dimensions of the Eurozone Crisis and Why European Politics Cannot Solve Them," Post-Print halshs-01314345, HAL.
  11. Thimann, Christian, 2014. "How insurers differ from banks: a primer on systemic regulation," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 61218, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  12. Thimann, Christian & Just, Christian & Ritter, Raymond, 2009. "Strengthening the Governance of the International Monetary Fund: How a Dual Board Structure Could Raise the Effectiveness and Legitimacy of a Key Global Institution," MPRA Paper 15656, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  13. Thimann, Christian & Straub, Roland, 2009. "The external and domestic side of macroeconomic adjustment in China," Working Paper Series 1040, European Central Bank.
  14. Thimann, Christian, 2009. "Global roles of currencies," Working Paper Series 1031, European Central Bank.
  15. Julien Reynaud & Fabien Lange & Lukasz Gatarek & Christian Thimann, 2007. "Proximity in coalition building," Working Paper Series 0808, Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management, revised Jul 2008.
  16. Thimann, Christian & Reynaud, Julien & Gatarek, Lukasz, 2007. "Proximity and linkages among coalition participants: a new voting power measure applied to the International Monetary Fund," Working Paper Series 819, European Central Bank.
  17. Thimann, Christian & Skala, Martin & Wölfinger, Regine, 2007. "The search for Columbus' egg: finding a new formula to determine quotas at the IMF," Occasional Paper Series 70, European Central Bank.
  18. Thimann, Christian & Fidora, Michael & Engler, Philipp, 2007. "External imbalances and the US current account: how supply-side changes affect an exchange rate adjustment," Working Paper Series 761, European Central Bank.
  19. Lucía Cuadro Sáez & Marcel Fratzscher & Christian Thimann, 2007. "The transmission of emerging market shocks to global equity markets," Working Papers 0727, Banco de España;Working Papers Homepage.
  20. Fidora, Michael & Fratzscher, Marcel & Thimann, Christian, 2006. "Home bias in global bond and equity markets: the role of real exchange rate volatility," Working Paper Series 685, European Central Bank.
  21. Thimann, Christian & Drage, John & Nikitin, Minna & Just, Christian & Pauli, Rolf & Committeri, Marco & Weber, Pierre-François & Fernández de Lis, Santiago & von Stenglin, Stephan & Hollensen, Ole & B, 2005. "Managing financial crises in emerging market economies - experience with the involvement of private sector creditors," Occasional Paper Series 32, European Central Bank.
  22. Winkler, Adalbert & Mazzaferro, Francesco & Nerlich, Carolin & Thimann, Christian, 2004. "Official dollarisation/euroisation: motives, features and policy implications of current cases," Occasional Paper Series 11, European Central Bank.
  23. Backé, Peter & Thimann, Christian & Arratibel, Olga & Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar & Mehl, Arnaud & Nerlich, Carolin, 2004. "The acceding countries’ strategies towards ERM II and the adoption of the euro: an analytical review," Occasional Paper Series 10, European Central Bank.
  24. Thimann, Christian & Buldorini, Luca & Makrydakis, Stelios, 2002. "The effective exchange rates of the euro," Occasional Paper Series 2, European Central Bank.
  25. Rodriguez-Palenzuela, Diego & Thimann, Christian & Backé, Peter, 2002. "Inflation dynamics and dual inflation in accession countries: a 'New Keynesian' perspective," Working Paper Series 132, European Central Bank.
  26. Thimann, Christian & Mazzaferro, Francesco & Mehl, Arnaud & Sturm, Michael & Winkler, Adalbert, 2002. "Economic relations with regions neighbouring the euro area in the "euro time zone"," Occasional Paper Series 7, European Central Bank.
  27. Tim Callen & Christian Thimann, 1997. "Empirical Determinants of Household Saving; Evidence From OECD Countries," IMF Working Papers 97/181, International Monetary Fund.
  28. Christian Thimann & Anuradha Dayal-Gulati, 1997. "Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared; Searching for Policy Lessons," IMF Working Papers 97/110, International Monetary Fund.
  29. Christian Thimann & Manfred Koch, 1997. "From Generosity to Sustainability; The Austrian Pension System and Options for its Reform," IMF Working Papers 97/10, International Monetary Fund.
  30. Christian Thimann, 1995. "Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform," IMF Working Papers 95/120, International Monetary Fund.
  31. Thimann, C & Breitner, M-H, 1995. "Eastern Germany and the Conflict between Wage Adjustment, Investment and Employment : A Numerical Analysis," Papers 02, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies-.
  32. Robert Holzmann & Christian Thimann & Angela Petz, 1994. "Pressure to Adjust: Consequences for the OECD Countries from Reforms in Eastern Europe," International Trade 9403001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  33. Christian Thimann & Marcel Thum, 1993. "Investing in the East: Waiting and Learning," CESifo Working Paper Series 33, CESifo Group Munich.


  1. Christian Thimann, 2018. "Vorwort," ifo Schnelldienst, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 71(18), pages 05-08, September.
  2. Christian Thimann, 2016. "L’assouplissement quantitatif : un défi pour l’épargne à long terme et la sécurité financière des ménages," Revue d'économie financière, Association d'économie financière, vol. 0(1), pages 213-224.
  3. Christian Thimann, 2015. "The Microeconomic Dimensions of the Eurozone Crisis and Why European Politics Cannot Solve Them," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 29(3), pages 141-164, Summer.
  4. Christian Thimann, 2015. "Systemic Features of Insurance and Banking, and the Role of Leverage, Capital and Loss Absorption," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 40(3), pages 359-384, July.
  5. Christian Thimann, 2014. "Regulating the Global Insurance Industry: A Compendium of Motivations and Challenges," CESifo Forum, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 15(3), pages 72-78, August.
  6. Christian Thimann, 2013. "Die Bedeutung der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit auf dem Weg aus der Krise im Eurogebiet," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 14(3-4), pages 240-261, August.
  7. Julien Reynaud & Fabien Lange & Łukasz Gątarek & Christian Thimann, 2011. "Proximity in Coalition Building," Central European Journal of Economic Modelling and Econometrics, CEJEME, vol. 3(3), pages 111-132, September.
  8. Straub, Roland & Thimann, Christian, 2010. "The external and domestic side of macroeconomic adjustment in China," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(5), pages 425-444, October.
  9. Philipp Engler & Michael Fidora & Christian Thimann, 2009. "External Imbalances and the US Current Account: How Supply-Side Changes Affect an Exchange Rate Adjustment ," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(5), pages 927-941, November.
  10. Cuadro-Sáez, Lucía & Fratzscher, Marcel & Thimann, Christian, 2009. "The transmission of emerging market shocks to global equity markets," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 2-17, January.
  11. Christian Thimann, 2008. "Global Roles of Currencies," International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(3), pages 211-245, December.
  12. Fidora, Michael & Fratzscher, Marcel & Thimann, Christian, 2007. "Home bias in global bond and equity markets: The role of real exchange rate volatility," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 631-655, June.
  13. Francesco Mazzaferro & Christian Thimann & Adalbert Winkler, 2003. "On the Sustainability of Euroisation/Dollarisation Regimes: How Important are Fiscal Transfers, Offshore Finance and Tourism Receipts?," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Association for Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 45(3), pages 421-436, September.
  14. Valeria De Bonis & Christian Thimann, 1999. "Expansionary Effects of Fiscal Consolidation: The Role of Expectations and Interest Rates In the Case of Denmark," Public Finance Review, , vol. 27(6), pages 624-647, November.
  15. Manfred Koch & Christian Thimann, 1999. "From Generosity to Sustainability: The Austrian Pension System and Options for its Reform," Empirica, Springer;Austrian Institute for Economic Research;Austrian Economic Association, vol. 26(1), pages 21-38, March.
  16. Glismann Hans H. & Horn Ernst-Jürgen & Thimann Christian, 1995. "Die deutsche Rüstungsindustrie im abrüstungsbedingten Strukturwandel – Der Lebenszyklus eines Marktsegments –," Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik, De Gruyter, vol. 44(1-3), pages 135-156, September.
  17. Christian Thimann & Michael Breitner, 1995. "Eastern Germany and the conflict between wage adjustment, investment, and employment: A numerical analysis," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 131(3), pages 446-469, September.
  18. Thimann, Christian, 1993. "Ein Akt der Solidarität: Privatisierung im Westen zugunsten des Ostens," Wirtschaftsdienst – Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik (1949 - 2007), ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, vol. 73(6), pages 294-299.


  1. Luc Laeven & Mario Draghi & Andreas Dombret & Ignazio Angeloni & Sergio Nicoletti-Altimari & Felix Hufeld & Ludger Schuknecht & Hendrik Ritter & Christian Thimann & Josef A. Korte & Sascha Steffen & E, 2016. "The SSM at 1," SUERF Studies, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, number 2016/3 edited by Jens Ulbrich, Carl-Christoph Hedrich and Morten Balling.
  2. Hufeld, Felix & Koijen, Ralph S. J. & Thimann, Christian (ed.), 2016. "The Economics, Regulation, and Systemic Risk of Insurance Markets," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198788812.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 8 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (6) 2009-03-28 2009-04-25 2009-06-17 2009-08-08 2015-03-22 2015-08-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2009-04-25 2009-08-08
  3. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2015-03-22 2015-08-25
  4. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2009-04-25 2009-08-08
  5. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (2) 2009-06-17 2009-08-08
  6. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (2) 2009-04-25 2009-08-08
  7. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (2) 2015-03-22 2015-08-25
  8. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2015-08-25
  9. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2008-12-01
  10. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2007-10-13
  11. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2009-08-08
  12. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2009-08-08
  13. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2008-12-01
  14. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2009-08-08
  15. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2008-12-01
  16. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2009-08-08


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