Beatrice Weder di Mauro

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Beatrice Weder di Mauro
Beatrice Weder di Mauro - World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda 2012 crop.jpg
Weder di Mauro at the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda in 2012
Born (1965-08-03) August 3, 1965 (age 49)
Nationality Swiss, Italy
Institution University of Mainz
Field Economic policy, International Macroeconomics
Alma mater University of Basel
Information at IDEAS/RePEc

Beatrice Weder di Mauro (born August 3, 1965) is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mainz in Germany. From June 2004 to 2012 she was a member of the German Council of Economic Experts. She was the first woman and the first non-German in the council but decided to vacate her seat to avoid any conflict of interest after her nomination to the board of UBS AG in 2012.[1] She has been a member of Board of Directors of UBS AG as well as of the Audit Committee since 2012 and of the Risk Committee since 2013.

Weder di Mauro studied economics at the University of Basel, earning her Ph.D. in 1993. She then worked for the International Monetary Fund (1994–96) and the World Bank Group (1996–97). She tenured as visiting professor at University of Basel, and Harvard University and at the United Nations University in Tokyo, before getting a professorship in economics at the University of Mainz in 2001. Beatrice die Mauro is also a member of the German Council of Economic Experts and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research, (CEPR) in London. Previously she worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund and at the World Bank, Washington and served on the Council of Economic Advisors of Switzerland as well as a consultant for various international organizations including the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, the IMF, the United Nations University and the OECD Development Center.

Selected publications[edit]

  • ———; Alesina, Alberto (2002), "Do Corrupt Governments Receive Less Foreign Aid?", American Economic Review 92 (4): 1126–1137, doi:10.1257/00028280260344669 
  • ———; Brunetti, Aymo (2003), "A free press is bad news for corruption", Journal of Public Economics 87 (7–8): 1801–1824, doi:10.1016/S0047-2727(01)00186-4 
  • ———; Van Rijckeghem, Caroline (2003), "Spillovers through banking centers: a panel data analysis of bank flows", Journal of International Money and Finance 22 (4): 483–509, doi:10.1016/S0261-5606(03)00017-2 
  • ———; Kugler, Peter (2004), "International Portfolio Holdings and Swiss Franc Asset Returns", Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 140 (3): 301–325 
  • ———; Liebig, Thilo; Porath, Daniel; Wedow, Michael (2007), "Basel II and bank lending to emerging markets: Evidence from the German banking sector", Journal of Banking & Finance 31 (2): 401–418, doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2006.05.017 


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