Max R. P. Grossmann



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Greetings, and welcome to my website!

My name is Max and I am a graduate student of economics at the University of Cologne. I am interested in microeconomics, econometrics and applied math. I earned my bachelor’s degree at the University of Cologne where I graduated summa cum laude after four semesters of study. I am also a student research assistant and teaching assistant for statistics.

I am hugely interested in theoretical and quantitative research in the fields of behavioral economics, econometrics and related social sciences. To me, excellent research necessitates a well-informed use of innovative methods.

My main pastime is programming and using computers to perform various tasks, increasingly overlapping with my interest in economics: For example, my undergraduate thesis made extensive use of simulations. I am a proud GNU/Linux user (and have been since 2005) and free software evangelist. My preferred programming languages are C and R. I am also very interested in finance, especially complex derivatives, fixed income securities and cryptocurrencies.

I also host one of the most popular crossword solvers (in German), used hundreds of times every day.

I hope you find this website useful. If you are one of my students, you can find some class-related content in the Notes section. Please feel free to contact me.