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Prof. Dr. Alexander Ludwig

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Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
Amalienstrasse 33, 80799 Muenchen
Tel.:+49 (0)69 798-30036

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Publications have only been fully recorded in the database since 2003. Older publications that may have been published are included in the download PDF on this page.

Publications

Journal Article

Vogel, Edgar; Ludwig, Alexander; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2017): "Aging and pension reform: Extending the retirement age and human capital formation". In: Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 16, pp. 81 - 107.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Härtl, Klaus; Ludwig, Alexander (2014): "Aging in Europe: Reforms, international diversification and behavioral reactions". In: American Economic Review, 104, pp. 224 - 229.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Härtl, Klaus; Ludwig, Alexander (2014): "Aging in Europe: Reforms, International Diversification, and Behavioral Reactions". In: American Economic Review P&P, 104, pp. 224 - 29.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander (2013): "Modeling the effects of structural reforms and reform backlashes: The cases of pension and labor market reforms". In: Economic Modelling, 35.
Ludwig, Alexander; Schelkle, Thomas; Vogel, Edgar (2011): "Demographic Change, Human Capital and Welfare". In: Review of Economics Dynamics.
Ludwig, Alexander; Reiter, Michael (2010): "Sharing Demographic Risk: Who is Afraid of the Baby Bust?". In: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2, pp. 83 - 118.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander (2009): "Aging, Asset Markets, and Asset Returns: A View from Europe to Asia". In: Asian Economic Policy Review, 4, pp. 69 - 92.
Ludwig, Alexander; Vogel, Edgar (2009): "Mortality, Fertility, Education and Capital Accumulation in a Simple OLG Economy". In: Journal of Population Economics, 23, pp. 703 - 735.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander (2009): "Living Standards in an Aging Germany: The Benefits of Reforms and the Costs of Resistance". In: Journal of Economics and Statistics, 229, pp. 163 - 179.
Zimper, Alexander; Ludwig, Alexander (2009): "On attitude polarization under Bayesian learning with non-additive beliefs". In: Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 39, pp. 181 - 212.
Krüger, Dirk; Ludwig, Alexander (2007): "On the Consequences of Demographic Change for Rates of Return to Capital, and the Distribution of Wealth and Welfare". In: Journal of Monetary Economics, 54, pp. 49 - 87.
Ludwig, Alexander (2007): "The Gauss-Seidel-Quasi-Newton Method: A Hybrid Algorithm for Solving Dynamic Economic Models". In: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 31, pp. 1610 - 1632.
Ludwig, Alexander; Zimper, Alexander (2006): "Investment behavior under ambiguity: The case of pessimistic decision makers". In: Mathematical Social Sciences, 52, pp. 111 - 130.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2006): "Aging, pension reform, and capital flows: A multi-country simulation model". In: Economica, 73, pp. 625 - 658.
Ludwig, Alexander; Zimper, Alexander (2006): "Rational expectations and ambiguity: A comment on Abel (2002)". In: Economics Bulletin, 4 (2), pp. 1 - 15.
Ludwig, Alexander; Sloek, Thorsten (2004): "The Relationship between Stock Prices, House Prices and Consumption in OECD Countries". In: Topics in Macroeconomics, Vol.1.
Berkel, Barbara; Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2004): "Sind die Probleme der Bevölkerungsalterung durch eine höhere Geburtenrate lösbar?". In: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 5, pp. 71 - 90.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Heiß, Florian; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2003): "Pension Reform, Capital Markets, and the Rate of Return". In: German Economic Review, 4, pp. 151 - 181.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2003): "Ageing, the German rate of return and global capital markets". In: Demography Special, 273.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2003): "Ageing, the German rate of return and global capital markets". In: Deutsche Bank Research, pp. 1 - 22.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2003): "Alterung, deutsche Renditeentwicklung und Kapitalmärkte". In: Aktuelle Themen, Deutsche Bank Research.

Monograph

Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Sommer, Mathias (2003): Demographie und Kapitalmärkte - Die Auswirkungen der Bevölkerungsalterung auf Aktien-, Renten- und Immobilienvermögen. Deutsches Institut für Altersvorsorge, Köln.
Ludwig, Alexander (2001): Rentenreform im globalen Kontext - Ein Multi-Regionen-Simulationsmodell. Peter Lang, Frankfurt.

Book Chapter

Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander (2010): "Old Europe Ages: Reforms and Reform Backlashes", In: Shoven, J. (ed.), Demography and the Economy, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. 169 - 204.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Krüger, Dirk; Ludwig, Alexander (2008): "Demographic Change, Relative Factor Prices, International Capital Flows, and Their Differential Effects on the Welfare of Generations", In: Brown, J.; Liebman (ed.), Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2005): "Demography, savings, and global capital markets", In: Heise, M.; Wieland (ed.), Capital markets in the long term: Demography, economic development, and funded pension systems, Center for Financial Studies, Frankfurt, pp. 107 - 126.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2002): "Aging and International Capital Flows", In: Auerbach, A.J. (ed.), Aging, Financial Markets and Monetary Policy, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, pp. 55 - 83.
Guilini, D.; Ludwig, Alexander (1998): "Vorsicht Falle: Investitionen in den neuen Bundesländern", In: Volkswirtschaft in fünfzehn Fällen, Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden.

MEA Discussion Paper

17-2020
Alemán, Christian; Busch, Christopher; Ludwig, Alexander; Santaeulàlia-Llopis, Raül: "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Policies Against a Pandemic".
04-2018
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Härtl, Klaus; Semedo Leite, Duarte Nuno; Ludwig, Alexander: "Endogenous Retirement Behavior of Heterogeneous Households Under Pension Reforms".
02-2018
Krueger, Dirk; Ludwig, Alexander: "Optimal Taxes on Capital in the OLG Model with Uninsurable Idiosyncratic Income Risk".
01-2018
Grevenbrock, Nils; Groneck, Max; Ludwig, Alexander; Zimper, Alexander: "Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs".
05-2016
Geppert, Christian; Ludwig, Alexander; Abiry, Raphael: "Secular Stagnation? Growth, Asset Returns and Welfare in the Next Decades: First Results".
25-2014
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Härtl, Klaus; Ludwig, Alexander: "Aging in Europe: Reforms, international diversification and behavioral reactions".
13-2014
Harenberg, Daniel; Ludwig, Alexander: "Social Security in an Analytically Tractable Overlapping Generations Model with Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Risk".
03-2014
Ludwig, Alexander: "Idiosyncratic Risk, Aggregate Risk, and the Welfare Effects of Social Security".
09-2013
Ludwig, Alexander; Schön, Matthias: "Endogenous Grids in Higher Dimensions: Delaunay Interpolation and Hybrid Methods".
05-2013
Ludwig, Alexander: "A Life-Cycle Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs".
02-2013
Krueger, Dirk; Ludwig, Alexander: "On the Optimal Provision of Social Insurance".
06-2012
Vogel, Edgar; Ludwig, Alexander; Börsch-Supan, Axel: "Aging and Pension Reform: Extending the Retirement Age and Human Capital Formation".
246-2011
Vogel, Edgar; Ludwig, Alexander; Börsch-Supan, Axel: "Aging and Pension Reform in a Two-Region World: The Role of Human Capital".
196-2010
Ludwig, Alexander; Schelkle, Thomas; Vogel, Edgar: "Demographic Change, Human Capital and Welfare".
129-2007
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Sommer, Mathias: "Aging and Asset Prices".
068-2005
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Reil-Held, Anette; Ludwig, Alexander: "Projection methods and scenarios for public and private pension information".
064-2004
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim: "Aging, Pension Reform, and Capital Flows: A Multi-Country Simulation Model".
049-2004
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Reil-Held, Anette: "Hochrechnungsmethoden und Szenarien für gesetzliche und private Renteninformationen".
028-2003
Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim; Börsch-Supan, Axel: "Aging, pension reform, and capital flows: A multi-country simulation model".
025-2002
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim: "Sind die Probleme der Bevölkerungsalterung durch eine höhere Geburtenrate lösbar?".
023-2002
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Heiß, Florian; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Christoph: "Pension reform, capital markets, and the rate of return".
010-2002
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim: "Aging and International Capital Flows".

Discussion Paper/Working Paper

Vogel, Edgar; Ludwig, Alexander; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2013): Aging and Pension Reform: Extending the Retirement Age and Human Capital Formation, NBER Working Paper 18856.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander (2010): Old Europe ages: Reforms and Reform Backlashes, NBER Working Paper 15744.
Ludwig, Alexander; Krüger, Dirk; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2007): Demographic Change, Relative Factor Prices, International Capital Flows, and their Differential Effects on the Welfare of Generations, NBER Working Paper Series 13185.
Ludwig, Alexander; Reiter, Michael (2006): Sharing Demographic Risk: Who is Afraid of the Baby Bust?, MEA Discussion Paper 166-08, MEA Mannheim.
Ludwig, Alexander (2005): Aging, Growth and Capital Markets: The Case of Korea in an International Context, KDI Discussion Paper, Korea Development Institute.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2005): Aging, Pension Reform, and Capital Flows: A Multi-Country Simulation Model, NBER Working Paper 11850.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Reil-Held, Anette (2004): Projection methods and scenarios for public and private pension information, SFB 504 Discussion Paper 04-61, Universität Mannheim.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2001): Aging, Pension Reform and Capital Flows: A Multi-Country Simulation Model, Arbeitspapier SFB 504 Nr. 01-08, Universität Mannheim.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Ludwig, Alexander; Winter, Joachim (2001): Aging and International Capital Flows, NBER Working Paper 8553, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Diplomarbeit

Simulationsstudie einer Rentenversicherungsreform in einem Multi-Regionen-OLG-Modell

Dissertation

The Macroeconomics of Demographic Change - Essays on Economic Modelling