Alina Kristin Bartscher

Research Economist
Fields of interest: Applied Economics, Household Finance, Macroeconomics, Inequality, Labor and Demographic Economics, Monetary Policy

Professional Experience

Research Economist, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2021 -


Ph.D., Economics, University of Bonn, 2021
M.Sc., Economics, University of Mannheim, 2015
B.A., Economics and Communication Science, University of Münster, 2012


"The College Wealth Divide: Education and Inequality in America, 1956-2016," with Moritz Kuhn and Moritz Schularick

Working Papers

"It Takes Two to Borrow: The Effects of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act on Homeownership and Mortgage Debt of Married Couples"

"Monetary Policy and Racial Inequality," with Moritz Kuhn, Moritz Schularick and Paul Wachtel

"Modigliani Meets Minsky: Inequality, Debt, and Financial Fragility in America, 1950-2016," with Moritz Kuhn, Moritz Schularick and Ulrike I. Steins

"Social Capital and the Spread of COVID-19: Insights from European Countries," with Sebastian Seitz, Sebastian Siegloch, Michaela Slotwinski and Nils Wehrhöfer