Beatrice Weder di Mauro
Weder di Mauro at the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda in 2012
August 3, 1965 |
|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, whose responsibility is to advise the German government on economic issues. She has advised both the former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder as well as the current Chancellor Angela Merkel.  She also has advisory roles in several corporations including UBS and Roche Holdings.
Weder di Mauro studied economics at the University of Basel and received a Master's degree in 1989, a Doctorate in Economics in 1993, followed by a post-doctoral research fellow from the University of Basel in 1994 and a research fellow from the United Nations University, in Tokyo from 1997 to 1998.
From 1998 to 2001, Weder di Mauro was an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Basel, where she previously occupied the position of a scientific assistant in the period from 1989 to 1993.
Corporate mandates and other interests
From April 2005 to May, 2010, she served as a member of the Supervisory Board of Ergo Versicherungsgruppe AG.
From 2007 to 2012, she served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Council at the Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH.
From January 2010 to October 2013, she served as a member of the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp AG, and since 2010 she has been a member of the European Advisory Group, in USA, as well as the chairman of the Global Agenda Council on Financial Crisis at the World Economic Forum. Furthermore, in 2010, she was a resident scholar at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington DC.
Since 2011, she has been a member of the Supervisory Board of the Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH.
In May 2012, Weder di Mauro was elected to the Board of Directors of UBS AG, and subsequently, after the restructuring in 2014, she became a member of the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG, and occupies the position of a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee.
Since March 2013, she has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH.
In addition, she serves currently as deputy chairman of the University Council of the University of Mainz, as a member of the Corporate Governance Commission of the German Government, as a member of the Senate of the Max Planck Society and member of the Global Agenda Council on Sovereign Debt of the World Economic Forum. She also serves as a member of the Economic Advisory Board at Fraport AG, and as an advisory board member of Deloitte Germany.
Previously she served as a consultant for various international organizations including the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, the IMF, the United Nations University, the OECD Development Center and the European Commission.
- ———; 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
- Home page of the University of Mainz
- CV on the home page at the University of Mainz
- Curriculum vitae on UBS website
- Curriculum vitae on Roche website
- "Economist With German Wise Men Wins Roubini Bet". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
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