Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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WIELAND, Volker (member of the German Council of Economic Experts; Endowed Chair of Monetary and Economics and Managing Director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability)
Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D. holds the Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability and serves as the institute's Managing Director. He first joined the Faculty of Goethe University Frankfurt in 2000. Wieland is a member of the German Council of Economic Experts, a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the German Ministry of Finance. In 2008 he was awarded the Wim Duisenberg Research Fellowship by the European Central Bank. Wieland pursued his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Wuerzburg, the State University of New York at Albany, the Institute for the World Economy in Kiel and Stanford University. In 1995, he received a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford. The he took a position as economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC. Wieland has served as a consultant to a number of institutions including, in particular, the European Central Bank, the European Commission, the Federal Reserve Board and the Reserve Bank of Finland. He has been a visiting professor at the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Center for International Development. He as been Managing Editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and Associate Editor of the European Economic Review. His research has been published in leading economic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Journal of the European Economic Association. Recently, Wieland has been coordinating the creation of a public archive of macroeconomic models for comparative purposes: Macroeconomic Model Data Base.
30 April 2016 (PRESENTER)
TOPIC: Maastricht 2.0: Safeguarding the future of the Eurozone
Recommended Readings:
* USC Summit Presentation
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