Karsten is a Senior Analyst in the Central Banking Analytics team in the Economics Department. He joined the Reserve Bank in 2017. Karsten earned his PhD in economics from Indiana University – Bloomington, USA in 2017 and his PhD in mathematics from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 2011.
From 2011 to 2014, he worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar in Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology and Indiana University – Bloomington.
Current research interests:
- Heterogeneous Agent Macroeconomics
- Computational Methods
- Financial Time Series
- Chipeniuk, K (2018), “Optimal grid selection in numerical approaches to dynamic heterogeneous agent macroeconomic models", Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper, March 2018, DP2018/03