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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Education, Employment and Affiliations

  • Education

    1986 Diplom in mathematics and economics Universität Heidelberg
    1988 M.Phil. program in economics London School of Economics
    1991 Ph.D. in economics within the Universität Bonn „European Doctoral Program in Economics“
    1995 Habilitation in economics Universität Basel
  • Academic Employment

    1989-1991 Research Assistant Universität Basel
    1991-1992 Research Associate Universität Basel
    1992-1993 Visiting Assistant Professor Stanford University
    1993-1995 Assistant/Assistant Professor Universität Basel
    1995-2004 Professor of Economics Université de Lausanne
    Since 9/2004 Professor of Economics Universität Mannheim
  • Affiliations

    Research Fellow Center for Economic Policy Research, London
    Member Theoretischer Ausschuss, Verein für Socialpolitik
    Program Director European Center for Advanced Research in Economics, Bruxelles
    Research Fellow European Corporate Governance Institute, Bruxelles
    Research Fellow Fondation Banque de France, Paris
    Research Fellow European Banking Center, Tilburg
  • Visiting Positions

    1998/99 Resident Fellow Center for Advanced Study in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford
    2002 Bertil Danielsson Visiting Chair, Stockholm School of Economics
    2008-2010 Visiting faculty, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome
    2010, Summer Visiting Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    2011, Spring Term Visiting faculty, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Academic Service

    Academic Offices

    2012-2018

    Rektor (President), Universität Mannheim

    2006-2011

    Director, Graduate School in the Economic and Social Sciences, Universität Mannheim

    2008-2012

    Member, Universitäts­rat (University Supervisory Board), University of Mannheim

    2002-2004

    Research Director, National Center of Competence in Research “FinRisk”, Switzerland

    1999-2004

    Scientist in Charge, Research and Training Network „Understanding Financial Architecture“, Center for Economic Policy Research (London) and European Union

     

    Steering Committee European Summer Symposia on Financial Markets, Gerzensee

    2001-2010

    Steering Committee ECB-CFS Network on “Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe”

    2010 –

    Panel Member „Economics, Finance, and Management“, European Research Council

    2007-2011

    University Representative, Heinrich-Böll Stiftung

    2011

    Program Chair, Econometric Society European Meeting, Oslo

    2013 –

    Member, Academic Advisory Board, „Bundes­bericht Akademischer Nachwuchs“

    Editorial Service

    1998 - 2000

    Associate Editor, Journal of Financial Intermediation

    2001 - 2004

    Editor, Journal of Financial Intermediation

    2004 - 2008

    Managing Editor, Journal of Financial Intermediation

    1995 - 2001

    Associate Editor, Review of Economic Studies

    2005 - 2006

    Panel Member, Economic Policy

    2009 -

    Associate Editor, International Journal of Central Banking

    2015 -

    Member, Advisory Board, Journal of Economic Perspectives

     

    Member, Editorial Board, www.bepress.com

  • Board Positions

    Supervisory Boards

    • Supervisory Board, Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschafts­forschung (ZEW), Mannheim
    • Chairman Board, European Corporate Governance Research Foundation, Brussels
    • Supervisory Board, SRH Group, Heidelberg

    Academic Advisory Boards

    • Scientific Council, FAME, Lausanne and Geneva (2001-2004)
    • Scientific Council, Center for Financial Studies, Frankfurt
    • Scientific Board, European Corporate Governance Network, Brussels (1998-2008)
    • Scientific Board, EuroMTS, London (2001 - 2009)
    • Advisory Board, Carl-Melchior Center, Hebrew University Jerusalem
    • Advisory Committee, Lamfalussy Fellowship Program, European Central Bank
    • Wissenschaft­liches Begleitkommittee UFSP „Regulierung von Finanzmärkten“, Universität Zürich
    • Comité d'Arbitrage de l'Université de Toulouse, Initiatitive d'Excellence, France
    • Academic Scientific Council, European Systemic Risk Board, Frankfurt
    • Wissenschaft­licher Beirat, Bundes­bericht für den Wissenschaft­lichen Nachwuchs, Berlin (2013-17)
  • Academic Honors and Grants

    Academic Honors

    • Since 1998 Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Research (CEPR), London
    • 1998/1999 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford
    • 2002 Bertil Danielsson Visiting Chair, Stockholm School of Economics and Gothenburg Business School
    • Since 2003 Fellow, European Corporate Governance Institute, Brussels
    • 2004 Member, Nominating Committee, American Finance Association
    • 2006-2010 Member, Council of the European Economic Association.
    • 2007-2010 Member, Nominating Committee, European Economic Association
    • Since 2008: Extramural Fellow, European Banking Center, Tilburg University
    • Since 2009: Member, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
    • Since 2010: Fellow, European Economic Association

    Teaching Awards

    • „Meilleur Enseignant en Premier Cycle,“ Ecole des HEC, Université de Lausanne, 2002
    • „Excellence in Executive Teaching Award“, Mannheim Business School, 2011

    Selected Grants

    • Understanding Legal Architecture: Legal and Political Frameworks and Efficiency, Research and Training Network (RTN), European Union, 2000-2004 (co-manager)
    • Financial Valuation and Risk Management, National Competence Center in Research (NCCR), Swiss National Science Foundation, 2001-2005 (co-manager)
    • European Government Bond Markets (with M. Pagano and C. Favero), Fondation Banque de France, 2004 - 2006
    • Risk and Liquidity in Financial, Goods and Factor Markets, Graduiertenkolleg (GK), German Science Foundation, 2006-2010 (lead manager)
    • Empirical and Quantitative Methods in the Economic and Social Sciences, Initiative of Excellence Line 1, German Science Foundation, 2006-2011 (lead manager)
    • Stability and Liquidity in Financial Markets, Sonderforschungs­bereich TR-15, German Science Foundation, 2009 - 2015.