Dirk Krueger

Office Address: 

520 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street



  • Dirk Krueger and John MacDonald were two of five conferences awarded grants will address a variety of issues related to economic policy, infrastructure, housing in the future, diversity and more: The Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics and Economic Policy, in which Dirk Krueger, professor of economics in Arts & Sciences, will pool academics and researchers from across Penn and policy institutions to present and discuss macroeconomic research and fiscal policies at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. John MacDonald, professor of criminology and sociology, and the Fels Institute of Government will host the Rebuilding America Summit, addressing the problem of an aging and underfunded infrastructure by assembling Penn faculty, government budget directors and chief financial officers. Read more in Penn Today.

  • Dirk Krueger's new working paper is discussed in Penn News article.

  • Dirk Krueger is quoted in Washington Post article about inequality and the recession.

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 1999

Recent Publications


  • HCEO Interview: Dirk Krueger on Merging Macroeconomics on Policy Reform
  • Dirk Krueger on Inequality Trends for Germany in the last two decades-A tale of two countries