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Isabel Schnabel

Member, German Council of Economic Experts

Isabel Schnabel was appointed to the Economic Advisory Council in June 2014. She is specialized in the study of financial markets.

Professor Schnabel lectures in Financial Economics at the Johannes-Gutenberg University in Mainz, is a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy (CEPR) and at the Max-Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods. She is also Deputy Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management (GSEFM). Her primary fields of research are banking regulation, the “too big to fail” phenomenon and financial crises, under both current and historic perspectives.

Isabel Schnabel completed her PhD in Mannheim on the topic of links between macro-economic risks and financial crises. She was a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard University and has researched at both the London School of Economics and the International Monetary Fund. She is a member of the Administrative and Advisory Councils at BaFin, the German banking supervisory authority.

Isabel Schnabel was born in Dortmund in 1971, is married and has three children. She lives in Bonn.

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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