Carsten is a senior economist at IPPR. He leads the work on macroeconomics and structural economic reform.
He is also a lecturer in economics at University of Bayreuth in Germany. Before joining IPPR, Carsten worked for six years at the Bank of England. There he first worked on international macroeconomics and financial regulation, then led their work on financial risks from climate change. Carsten went on to lead the Bank's work on regulating artificial intelligence.
Carsten also previously worked at the International Monetary Fund on fiscal policy. He holds a master's in economics from Warwick University, a master's in economic sociology from LSE and a bachelor's in philosophy and economics from University of Bayreuth.
He is an experienced media spokesman and contributor having appeared in national and international media including BBC News, Sky News, and the Today programme on Radio 4, and has written for outlets such as the Guardian.
Carsten Jung on BBC responding to the Bank of England's interest rate decisionCarsten is a senior economist at IPPR. He leads the work on macroeconomics and structural economic reform.
Inflation, profits and market power: Towards a new research and policy agendaIn the aftermath of the pandemic, as the global economy rebounded it was accompanied by a dramatic rise in inflation, reaching levels not seen since the 1970s, peaking at 9 and 11 per cent in Europe and 11 per cent in the US.
Carsten Jung on BBC Newsnight discussing interest ratesCarsten is a senior economist at IPPR’s Centre for Economic Justice. He leads the work on macroeconomics and structural economic reform.
Artificial intelligence for public value creation: Introducing three policy pillars for the UK AI summitThe eyes of the world will be on this increasingly powerful technology as the UK holds a global AI safety summit in November.
Watch: Millions of jobs at risk | Carsten Jung on Sky NewsIPPR Senior Economist Carsten Jung is interviewed about our findings on Sky News' Ian King Live show. Almost 600,000 UK employers are at risk of business collapse in the spring without an urgent extension of government support.
The public sector needs a real pay riseIn this report, we argue that demands for higher pay settlements for public sector workers are justified, and would help address problems facing the public sector.