Beatrice Weder di Mauro
President of CEPR
Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies / HEID
Research Professor and Distinguished Fellow, INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute
Beatrice Weder di Mauro is the President of CEPR, the leading European network of academic economists. She is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies / HEID in Geneva and Research Professor as well as 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.
She 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 has extensive experience as independent director on boards of globally leading companies in technology and steel, insurance, development finance and the pharmaceutical industry. She is presently independent director on the board of Bombardier, UBS and Bosch.
Her research interests are in international macroeconomics. She 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.