Thomas Lux - University of Kiel & University Jaume I
Thomas Lux is Professor of Monetary Economics and International Finance at the University of Kiel. From 2008 to 2013 he has been the Head of the Research Area “Financial Markets and Macroeconomic Activity” at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, and has been awarded the habilitation by the University of Bamberg, Germany. During his career, he has been a visiting professor at International Christian University Tokyo, University Aix-Marseille, and University of Technology Sydney. Professor Lux's research interests cover various theoretical and empirical aspects of financial economics including the application of concepts from network theory to this research area.
He has published widely in economic journals such as the Economic Journal, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. Due to his interests in applying tools from statistical physics in financial economics, some of his recent output also appeared in journals like Nature, Physica A and Reports on Progress in Physics, among others. Professor Lux is associate editor of the journals Quantitative Finance and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and one of the founding editors of the Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. He has been the principal investigator of several research projects funded by the European Commission, the German Science Foundation, Leibniz Foundation and Volkswagen Foundation. Since 2011, Thomas Lux also holds the Bank of Spain Chair in Computational Economics at the University Jaume I, Castellon, Spain, as second affiliation.
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