Ulrich was born in 1995 in Aalen, Germany. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in History with an extended minor in Economics from the University of Mannheim in 2017. After that, he worked for one year in the German research department of McKinsey & Co. in Düsseldorf, before beginning his master’s in Economics in Mannheim. During his master studies, he assisted the department as a teaching assistant in microeconomics, and completed a semester abroad at the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. Ulrich is mainly interested in quantitative macroeconomics, with applications to business cycle analysis, asset price volatility and financial stability, and monetary policy. In his master’s thesis, he analyzed the effects of non-rational expectations and Bayesian learning in an economy of heterogeneous agents.
In his leisure time, Ulrich likes to enjoy nature by hiking, cycling with his gravel bike, or just taking a long walk. He also loves reading, especially about the history of Mathematics, as well as ancient history.