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Tom Philipp Dybowski

Visiting Scholar 2017-2018

Residency Dates: September 1, 2017 - March 1, 2018


Tom Philipp Dybowski

Tom Philipp Dybowski obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Passau in 2010. In 2012, he graduated from the University of Münster with a Master of Science degree in Economics. He was honored with the faculty's Master Award for being among the top three graduates of the faculty in 2012. In 2016, Philipp completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Münster and was awarded the Andreas Dombret Dissertation Award for his doctoral thesis. Since then, he has been working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of International Economics in Münster.

His research interests pivot around macroeconomic topics, in particular, fiscal and monetary policy questions. Currently, he is using text mining and classification algorithms to explore the content of central bank communication. Particularly, he aims to reveal patterns in the European Central Bank's public communication and study its role in the transmission of monetary policy as well as its contribution to monetary policy effectiveness in Europe.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Institute of International Economics, University of Münster
  • Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University


  • T.P. Dybowski, “Tracing the Role of Foresight in the Effects of U.S. Tax Policy: Evidence from a Time-Varying Structural Vector Autoregression,” Macroeconomic Dynamics (forthcoming 2017).
  • T.P. Dybowski, M. Hanisch, & N. Kempa, “The role of the exchange rate in Canadian monetary policy: Evidence from a TVP-BVAR model,” Empirical Economics (forthcoming 2017).

Research Topic

The ECB's monetary pillar after the financial crisis



Areas of Expertise

  • Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Fiscal policy
  • Monetary policy
  • Multivariate time-series analyses
  • Bayesian econometrics

Awards and Recognitions

  • Andreas Dombret Dissertation Award, 2016
  • Meister Singer AlumniUM Master Award, 2012