Keynote Speaker Beatrice Weder di Mauro
Beatrice Weder di Mauro: Finance, Currencies & Foreign Exchange, Financial Regulation, Central Banks & European Union, Global Authority in Finance & Economics
Beatrice Weder di Mauro - How to do Business amidst the globalization backlash.
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Beatrice Weder di Mauro has joined the The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva as Professor of International Economics. She is President of CEPR, the leading European network of economists, and Research Professor and Distinguished Fellow at the Emerging Markets Institute of INSEAD. From 2001 to 2018 she held the Chair for International Macroeconomics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. From 2004 to 2012 she was a member on the German Council of Economic Experts. Previously she had worked at the University of Basel and the International Monetary Fund and has held visiting positions at Harvard University, the National Bureau of Economic Research and the United Nations University in Tokyo.
Speaking Topics Beatrice Weder di Mauro:
– The International Monetary System
– Financial Regulations, Institutions and Growth
– How to do Business amidst the globalization backlash
– The EU and its Partners: Defending Open Markets in Challenging Times
– The European Monetary System after Brexit
– The global Player of the Future in Economic and Finance
Beatrice Weder di Mauro has served as consultant to governments, international organizations and central banks (European Commission, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, OECD, among others). She is presently independent director on the board of Bombardier, UBS and Bosch and senior research fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER) in Singapore, a member of the ETH Foundation Council in Zurich and of the Bellagio Group.
Her research interests are in international macroeconomics. Beatrice Weder di Mauro has published widely in leading academic journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics and Review of Finance. She writes regular op-eds and contributions to the public policy debate.
Weder di Mauro spent her childhood with her family in Guatemala before returning to Switzerland at the age of sixteen. From 1971 to 1980, she studied in a German school in Guatemala and in 1984 she obtained the high school diploma in Basel. The different standards of living of Switzerland and Guatemala sparked her interest in economics. She later enrolled at the University of Basel, where she studied economics and received a Doctorate in Economics in 1993.