Prof. Dr. Moritz Schularick


Topics: Financial Markets, Monetary Policy, Globalization, Economic & Financial Crises


Main research interests

  • Economic History
  • Political Economy
  • Macrofinance
  • International Finance
  • Banking and Financial Stability

Moritz Schularick is president of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy since June 2023 and Professor of Economics at Sciences Po (Paris). His research includes financial markets and asset prices, issues in monetary macroeconomics, and the causes of financial crises and economic inequality.

Prior to his appointment in Kiel, Moritz Schularick was Professor of Macroeconomics at the University of Bonn, Director of the MacroFinance Lab there. He is also a Fellow of the DFG-Excellence Cluster ECONtribute and a full member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Academia Europea. Previously, he conducted research at New York University, the University of Cambridge, Freie Universität Berlin, and in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, among others.

He is a recipient of the 2022 Leibniz Prize, Germany's most prestigious research prize, awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In 2018, he received the Gossen Prize of the Verein für Socialpolitik, the most prestigious award given to German economists. He is editor of the most important European journal for economic policy, "Economic Policy."

He regularly advises central banks, ministries of finance, investors, and international organizations.