Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel

Position: 
Research Affiliate
Contact Information
External Contact Information
Phone: 
+49-(0) 228 / 73 9202
Fax: 
+49-(0) 228 / 73 99 5048
Institute: 
University of Bonn
Department: 
Institute for Finance & Statistics
City: 
53012 Bonn
Country: 
Germany

Research Focus: 
  • Banking (banking stability and regulation, “too big to fail,” systemic risk)
  • International finance (financial crises, financial integration, capital flows)
  • Applied econometrics
  • Economic history (financial crises and institutions)
  • Financial law and economics
Academic Career: 
  • since December 2015: Professor (W3) of Financial Economics, Department of Economics, University of Bonn
  • since June 2014: Member of the German Council of Economic Experts (Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung)
  • since September 2007: Research Affiliate at Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
  • since February 2015: Research Fellow at Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), program area "Financial Economics"
  • March 2009 – November 2015: Professor (W3) of Financial Economics, Faculty of Law, Management and Economics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • September 2007 – February 2009: Professor (W2) of Economics, esp. Financial Economics, Department of Law and Economics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • April – September 2007: Temporary Professor (W2) of Economics, esp. Microeconomics, Department of Law and Economics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • May 2004 – August 2007: Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
  • September 2004 – March 2005: Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
  • 2003 – 2004: Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim
  • February 2003: Dissertation (Dr. rer. pol.), Department of Economics, University of Mannheim (summa cum laude), Dissertation Title: “Macroeconomic Risks and Financial Crises – A Historical Perspective”, First Advisor: Martin Hellwig, Second Advisor: Christoph Buchheim
  • 1998 – 2003: Doctoral studies in the DFG graduate program "Allocation on financial markets" at the Department of Economics, University of Mannheim
    Research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Economics, Economic Theory (Martin Hellwig), University of Mannheim
  • November 1998: Diploma in Economics ("Diplom-Volkswirtin"), University of Mannheim (best of class)
  • 1997–1998 Ph.D. studies, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA (one year)
  • 1995–1997 Studies in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim
  • 1995 Studies of the Russian language, Sankt Petersburg, Russia (one semester)
  • 1994–1995 Studies in Economics, Sorbonne (Paris I), University of Paris, France (one semester)
  • 1992–1994 Studies in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim

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