Volker Wieland

Managing Director, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, Frankfurt am Main

Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D., holds the Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt and is the Managing Director. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a member of the Kronberger Kreis and the Scientific Advisory Council of the German Ministry of Finance as well as the co-chair of the Hessian Future Council for the Economy. From 2013 until 2022, he was a member of the German Council of Economic Experts.

In 1995, Wieland received a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. Before joining Goethe University in the year 2000, he was a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC. He has served as a consultant to the European Central Bank, the European Commission, and the Reserve Bank of Finland. Since 2004, Wieland has been organizing the conference series „The ECB and Its Watchers“.

His research has been published in leading economic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the European Economic Review and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Furthermore, Wieland and his team coordinated the creation of an open platform for macroeconomic models for comparative purposes: the Macroeconomic Model Data Base.