Meet Julius Probst, PhD

Julius Probst, PhD

Julius Probst is the European macroeconomist. He has an MSc in Economics and a PhD in Economic History from Lund University, Sweden. Julius has previously spent time at the ECB and Macrobond Financial, and is currently a labour economist for Appcast, where he writes for Recruitonomics.

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  1. Why Aging Populations Are Good for Workers

    Julius Probst, PhD

    Summary Worker shortages are hitting labour markets in advanced economies hard. Without a massive inflow of foreign workers, countries like Germany will soon see their workforce shrink. After several decades of declining bargaining power and stagnating wages, these trends might now finally reverse as adverse demographics are increasingly leading to labour scarcity. The Decade-Long Decline […]

  2. If Friedman Is Right, Inflation Could Plummet!

    Julius Probst, PhD

    Excessive money growth during the height of the pandemic was a good predictor for high inflation one year later.

  3. Could High Wages Help Solve the Productivity Problem in Advanced Economies?

    Julius Probst, PhD

    One of the more worrying global trends in recent decades is that economic growth in advanced economies has fizzled out. The economic historian Robert Gordon suggests the US economy is struggling with demographic trends like a rapidly ageing society, but he also believes that the easy gains from innovation have been made.

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