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Hans-Helmut Kotz

Visiting Professor of Economics, CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair

Hans-Helmut Kotz

Visiting Professor of Economics, CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair

Biography

Hans-Helmut Kotz

Hans-Helmut Kotz is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Financial Studies as well as Program Director of the SAFE Policy Center, both at Goethe University, Frankfurt. He is also Visiting Professor of Economics at Harvard University. During the fall semesters he teaches two courses: one in the Economics Department, the other, together with Charles S. Maier, in History, Government and Economics. At CES, he co-directs the European Economic Policy Forum. He is also on the Economics Faculty of Freiburg University, a senior advisor to McKinsey & Co. and a member of the Supervisory Board of Eurex Clearing AG.

Between 2002 and April 2010, he was a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Bundesbank, in charge of Financial Stability, Markets and Statistics and member of committees of the Bank for International Settlements, the Financial Stability Board as well as the OECD, where he was chair of the Financial Markets Committee. He was also the German Central Bank Deputy for the G7/G8 and the G20 process. Between 2002 and 2005 he served in a personal capacity as a member of the European Parliament’s Expert Group on Financial Markets. He has published widely and is involved in a number of academic institutions, e.g., member of the Board of the Konstanz Seminar on Monetary Theory, the scientific councils of the Revue d’Économie Financière, Paris, the Centre Cournot, Paris, Hamburger Weltwirtschaftliches Institut (HWWI), Hamburg and the Weatherhead Center’s Conference on Politics and Economics of International Finance (PEIF).

Affiliations

  • Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University
  • Member of the Executive Board (2002-2010), Deutsche Bundesbank

Recent Publications

Edited Volumes Contributions

  • (2017): Conducting Monetary Policy when Fiscal Space is Limited (with Günter Beck), forthcoming in: IMF-Bank of Slovenia: Rethinking Monetary Fiscal Policy Coordination, Ljubljana/Washington, DC
  • (2017): Monetary Union, Banking Union: Money and credit, inexorably linked, in: Lucas Papademos: European Mon (editor): Monetary Policy, Banking Union and Economic Growth: Challenges for Europe in the Wake of the Crisis, Athens: Academy of Athens and Bank of Greece.
  • (2015): Communicating statistics – it’s more than numbers, in: European Central Bank: Towards the banking union – opportunities and challenges, Seventh ECB conference on Statistics, Frankfurt
  • (2015): Le couple franco-allemand : (més-)entente cordiale?, in: France-Allemagne : cultures monétaires et budgétaires ; vers une nouvelle gouvernance européenne?, Cergy-Pontoise : CIRAC, p. 47-59
  • (2014): SSM and ECB: Supra-Nationalization of Banking Politics, in: Oesterreichische Nationalbank, 42nd Economic Conference, pp. 4-12.
  • (2011): EMU’s Response to the North Atlantic Financial Crisis: Policymaking from Incompatible Views, in: Robert Solow, and Daniel S. Hamilton, Europe’s Economic Crisis: Transatlantic Perspectives. Washington, DC, pp. 29-44.

Journal Publications

  • (2017): Regulating banking – banks and beyond, forthcoming in: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Rechtswissenschaften
  • (2017): Corporate Governance of Banks – A German Alternative to the Standard Model, Zeitschrift für Bankrecht und Bankwirtschaft, vol. 28, pp. 427-444
  • (2016): Les activités de shadow banking dans un contexte de bas taux d‘intérêt : une perspective de flux financiers (joint with Günter Beck), in: Revue d’Économie Financière, no. 121, pp. 235-254
  • (2014): The State and Its Banks –De-Coupling, a VainHope?, in: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Rechtswissenschaften, Vol. 113, pp.

Recent News Articles

Awards

  • Prix Turgot (Category: Ouvrages collectifs), Cercle Turgot, Paris, March 2017
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Derek Bok Center, Harvard University, Fall 2015
  • University Teaching Award, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, 2010
 
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