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Beatrice Weder di Mauro

Expertise: Economics

Beatrice Weder di Mauro received her doctorate in economics from the University of Basel in 1991. Prior to joining the faculty of Johannes-Gutenberg University in 2001, she was an economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She has held visiting appointments at Harvard University, the National Bureau of Economic Research, the World Bank and the United Nations University in Tokyo. She serves as a consultant, inter alia for the Swiss and Austrian governments. She is a fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a member of the German Council of Economic Experts. Her current research focuses on the analysis of financial crises, international capital flows, bank governance and growth.

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Opinion

A resilient Euro needs Franco-German compromise

In a piece signed by 15 leading French and German economists, Nicolas Véron lays out a path to a more sustainable Euro. Germany will need to accept some form of risk sharing. France will need to allow more market discipline. But the two countries can find a common vision for reforms

By: Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Markus K. Brunnermeier, Lars Feld, Marcel Fratzscher, Philippe Martin, Hélène Rey, Isabel Schnabel, Nicolas Véron, Beatrice Weder di Mauro, Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Henrik Enderlein, Emmanuel Farhi, Clemens Fuest, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: September 27, 2017
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Opinion

Mere criticism of the ECB is no solution

What would happen if the ECB failed to respond to the excessively low inflation and the weak economy? And what economic policy would be suitable under the current circumstances, if not monetary policy?

By: Marcel Fratzscher, Reint Gropp, Hans-Helmut Kotz, Jan Krahnen, Christian Odendahl, Beatrice Weder di Mauro and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: April 10, 2016
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External Publication

Rethinking central banking

This report lays out a framework for rethink­ing central banking in light of lessons learned in the lead-up to and aftermath of the global financial crisis. By the early 2000s, a growing number of central banks, in advanced countries and emerging mar­kets alike, had converged on a policy framework, flexible inflation targeting, which seemed capable […]

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Barry Eichengreen, Mohamed El-Erian, Arminio Fraga, Eswar Prasad, Takatoshi Ito, Raghuram Rajan, Maria Ramos, Carmen M. Reinhart, Hélène Rey, Dani Rodrik, Kenneth Rogoff, Hyun Song Shin, Andrés Velasco, Beatrice Weder di Mauro and Yongding Yu Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: September 13, 2011
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Blueprint

Whither growth in central and eastern Europe? Policy lessons for an integrated Europe

In this Blueprint, Bruegel Resident Fellows Zsolt Darvas, Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir and their co-authors Torbjörn Becker, Daniel Daianu, Vladimir Gligorov, Michael A Landesmann, Pavle Petrovic, Dariusz K. Rosati and Beatrice Weder di Mauro argue that in view of the depth of integration in Europe, the development model of the central, eastern and south-eastern Europe […]

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Pavle Petrovic, Michael A Landesmann, Vladimir Gligorov, Daniel Daianu, Torbjörn Becker, Zsolt Darvas, André Sapir and Beatrice Weder di Mauro Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: November 24, 2010