Global Economy Prize 2024

23 Jun 2024
14:00
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16:00
24103 Kiel
Haus der Wirtschaft, Bergstraße 2
Invitation only
Medals

The Global Economy Prize is awarded to pioneers of a cosmopolitan, economically liberal, and public-spirited society. 

The Global Economy Prize is awarded by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy together with its partners, the state capital Kiel and the Schleswig-Holstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Nominees

Laurence Boone, Ph.D.

Former Secretary of State for Europe in France and former Chief Economist of the OECD

Category Politics

The jury's reasoning: 

"Laurence Boone is an internationally renowned economist, a talented and assertive policy advisor and a far-sighted and balance-minded politician. In her academic publications, she has proven herself to be a profound expert on macroeconomic and European issues. As chief economist and deputy secretary general of the OECD, she distinguished herself through her highly regarded economic policy impulses and as a European politician, she was a driving force behind European integration, particularly with regard to the future membership of the Western Balkan states in the EU." 


Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller

CEO TRUMPF SE + Co. KG. 

Category Business

The jury's reasoning:

"Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller embodies the social market economy and the culture of family businesses in Germany like no other personality. Her company is the global technology and market leader in the fields of laser technology and machine tools and is also at the top of all surveys on employee satisfaction in German companies. As a Christian, responsible entrepreneur, she not only steered the Trumpf family business safely through the financial crisis, but also laid the foundation for the company's impressive growth in the years that followed by holding on to her employees during the crisis." 

Website Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller TRUMPF Group


Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel

Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor of Financial Market Economics at the Universität Bonn. 

Category Economics

The jury's reasoning: 

"Isabel Schnabel is an internationally outstanding economist who, through her pioneering research in the fields of monetary policy and financial stability, has made a significant contribution to deepening our understanding of the links between monetary policy, financial markets and economic growth. Due to her extraordinary ability to derive targeted economic policy recommendations from scientific findings, not least on banking regulation and European deposit protection, she is an internationally highly esteemed contact for monetary and financial policy issues." 

Website ECB Isabel Schnabel


Program

Joint Welcome Note
Claus Ruhe Madsen, Minister for Economic Affairs, Transport, Labor and Technology of the State of Schleswig-Holstein
Knud Hansen, Vice-President Chamber of Industry and Commerce Schleswig-Holstein
Dr. Ulf Kämpfer, Mayor of the Land Capital Kiel
Prof. Dr. Moritz Schularick, President of the IfW Kiel

Opening Address 
Prof. Dr. Moritz Schularick, President of the IfW Kiel

Laudatio and Prize Award by Moritz Schularick to Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller

Speech by Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller CEO of the TRUMPF SE + Co. KG

Musical Intermezzo
Trio Nidaš

Laudatio and Prize Award by Moritz Schularick to Laurence Boone, Ph.D.

Speech by Laurence Boone, Ph.D., Former Secretary of State for Europe in France and former Chief Economist of the OECD

Laudatio and Prize Award by Moritz Schularick to Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel

Speech by Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor of Financial Economics, University of Bonn

Moderation
Elisabeth Radke, IfW Kiel

Reception