Martin Hellwig

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Director

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Research Focus

Research in general economic theory, in particular, the economics of information, incentives, and equilibrium, public goods and taxation, financial markets and financial institutions, and the foundations of macroeconomics and monetary theory.

Academic Career

  • studies of economics and history at the Universities of Marburg and Heidelberg in Germany (diploma in economics 1970); doctoral studies in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D. in economics 1973)
  • academic positions at Stanford University (1973-74), Princeton University (1974-77), the University of Bonn (1977-87), the University of Basel (1987-96), Harvard University (1995-96), the University of Mannheim (1996-2004), and, since 2004, the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Publications on Banking and Financial Stability

Publications

Gizatulina A., Hellwig M., The Genericity of the McAfee-Reny Condition for Full Surplus Extraction in Models with a Continuum of Types, issue 2015/08, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2015. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

Hellwig M., Notstand oder Erpressung?, Gastkommentar, Handelsblatt, vol. 125, no. 64, 2015. Link

Gizatulina A., Hellwig M., Beliefs, Payoffs, Information: On the Robustness of the BDP Property in Models with Endogenous Beliefs, Journal of Mathematical Economics, vol. 51, pp. 136-153, 2014. SSRN Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Admati A. R., DeMarzo P. M., Hellwig M., Pfleiderer P., Goodhart C., Gabor D., Vestergaard J., Ertürk I., Fallacies and Irrelevant Facts in the Discussion of Capital Regulation, Central Banking at a Crossroads – Europe and Beyond, issue 2013/23: Anthem Press, pp. 33-51, 2014. Abstract

Hellwig M., Financial Stability, Monetary Policy, Banking Supervision, and Central Banking, issue 2014/09, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2014. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

  published in:Monetary Policy in a Changing Landscape: Conference Proceedings of the First ECB Forum on Central Banking, Bonn, European Central Bank, pp. 21-54, 2014.

Hellwig M., Financial Stability, Monetary Policy, Banking Supervision, and Central Banking, Monetary Policy in a Changing Landscape: Conference Proceedings of the First ECB Forum on Central Banking, Bonn, European Central Bank, pp. 21-54, 2014. Link Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Hellwig M., Systemic Risks and Macro-prudential Policy, Putting Macroprudential Policy to Work, Houben A., Kijskens R., Teunissen M., (Eds.), Amsterdam, De Nederlandse Bank, pp. 42-77, 2014.

Hellwig M., Yes Virginia, There is a European Banking Union! But It May Not Make Your Wishes Come True, issue 2014/12, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2014. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

  published in:Towards a European Banking Union: Taking Stock, 42nd Economics Conference: ÖNB, Österreichische Nationalbank, pp. 156-181, 2014.

Hellwig M., Yes Virginia, There is a European Banking Union! But It May Not Make Your Wishes Come True, Towards a European Banking Union: Taking Stock, 42nd Economics Conference: ÖNB, Österreichische Nationalbank, pp. 156-181, 2014. Abstract Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Admati A. R., Hellwig M., The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong With Banking and What to Do About It: Princeton University Press, pp. 398 , 2013.

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