Uhlig is a Professor in the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. Uhlig has been a member of the Economics department since 2007 and served as the department Chairman from 2009 – 2012. Previously, he held positions at Princeton University, Tilburg University and the Humboldt Universität Berlin. Uhlig’s research interests are in macroeconomics, financial markets and Bayesian econometrics, and in particular at the intersection of these three.
Among Uhlig’s many accomplishments, he served as Co-Editor of Econometrica from 2006 to 2010, and is currently the Managing Editor of the Journal of Political Economy (JPE) since July 2013. He is a consultant of the Bundesbank, European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He chaired the CEPR European Business Cycle Dating Committee from 2005 to 2012 and he is a member of the NBER.