Stefan Jungblut studied economics at the Georg-August University in Göttingen. During his studies he took internship positions at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) and the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). In 1995 he received a position as a Research Assistant and Junior Lecturer at the University of Paderborn. After the completion of his dissertation Stefan spent one year as a visiting scholar at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Since October 2011 Stefan Jungblut is a professor for economics at the University of Paderborn. His research interests include monetary economics, financial markets, the macroeconomy, economic integration, as well as the international economy. He is the academic advisor for incoming exchange students, coordinator for Japan in the Asian Studies in Business and Economics (ASBE) program, and coordinator for the master program in International Economics and Management.