Patrick Grüning holds a PhD from Goethe University Frankfurt in business administration (2015) and a “Diplom” degree in mathematics (2009). His doctoral dissertation was prepared within the Ph.D. in Finance program at the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management of Goethe University Frankfurt and carries the title “Essays on Asset Pricing with Contagion, Endogenous Growth, and Long-run Risk”. During his studies he visited the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia for 6 months (2011/2012) and spent a semester at the University of Wisconsin-Superior (2006).
Patrick Grüning joined the Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Latvia in October 2021. Before his employment at the Bank of Latvia he worked at the Bank of Lithuania from September 2015 to June 2021 and at the Research Center SAFE of Goethe University Frankfurt (now the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE) from March 2013 to August 2015. Patrick Grüning is engaged in research on climate change economics, fiscal policy, macro-finance, and asset pricing.