Thomas Mayer (German economist)

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Thomas Mayer
Born (1954-01-03) 3 January 1954 (age 64)
InstitutionDeutsche Bank
FieldInternational economics
Alma materUniversity of Kiel
InfluencesJuergen B. Donges

Thomas Mayer (born 3 January 1954) is a German economist who was chief economist of Deutsche Bank from January 2010 to May 2012.[1]

Born in Backnang, Baden-Württemberg, Mayer attended the University of Kiel, earning a doctorate in 1982. Between 1983 and 1990 he worked for the International Monetary Fund, before moving on to the financial sector.[2] After working for Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs, he joined Deutsche Bank's London office in 2002. In 2010, he succeeded Norbert Walter as Deutsche Bank's chief economist.[3]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Biggs, M.; Mayer, T.; Pick, A. (2010). "Credit and Economic Recovery: Demystifying Phoenix Miracles". SSRN pre-print. doi:10.2139/ssrn.1595980.
  • Mayer, T. (1982). "Export instability and economic development: The case of Colombia". Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv. 118 (4): 749–761. doi:10.1007/BF02706707.


  1. ^ "Deutsche Bank chief economist Thomas Mayer becomes Senior Advisor to the Bank". Deutsche Bank. 13 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  3. ^ "Deutsche Bank's Thomas Mayer Succeeds Walter as Chief Economist". Bloomberg. November 26, 2009.