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Christoph Schmidt

Christoph Schmidt

Christoph M. Schmidt is a German economist. He is the president of the RWI Essen and member of the German Council of Economic Experts.

Schmidt received his Diploma in economics at the University of Mannheim in 1987, and his M.A. in economics from Princeton University in 1989. He also earned his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1991. Schmidt received his Habilitation in 1995 from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Since 2002 he became president of the RWI Essen and in 2009 he replaced Bert Rürup on the German Council of Economic Experts.

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Peter Bofinger
Christian de Boissieu
Wolfgang Franz
Jean Pisani-Ferry
Christoph Schmidt
Wolfgang Wiegard

Europe must take control of banking stress tests

Peter Bofinger, Christian de Boissieu, Daniel Cohen, Wolfgang Franz, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Christoph Schmidt, Beatrice Weder di Mauro and Wolfgang Wiegard warn against a false sense of security, which European governments seem to be lulled into, and propose common tests to evaluate the true state of Europe’s banking system based on common macro scenarios, common valuation […]

By: Peter Bofinger, Christian de Boissieu, Wolfgang Franz, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Christoph Schmidt and Wolfgang Wiegard Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation Date: May 30, 2009