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Beatrice Weder di Mauro


Beatrice Weder di Mauro is the Economic Policy and International Macroeconomics Professor at Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany and Distinguished Fellow-in-residence at the INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute. 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. She 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 is presently independent director on the board of Bombardier, UBS and Bosch and research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London, at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER) in Singapore, a member of the ETH Foundation Council in Zurich, the Scientific Council of the Fondation Banque de France in Paris and of the Bellagio Group.

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.

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Giving Workers Equal Representation on the Board

Germany’s unique, consensus-based system of corporate governance demonstrates how society’s demands shape business culture.

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Why China Needs “Soft” Infrastructure Investment Now

W. Lam, A. Schipke, B. Weder di Mauro

The Chinese government must move away from directing and owning resources.