Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre,
insb. Makroökonomik
Universitätsstraße 12
45117 Essen
WST B 10.10
+49 201 18-32277
+49 201 18-34181

Curriculum Vitae:

CV (short)            CV (long)            Teaching            Research

Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke is Full Professor of Macroeconomics and Director of the Institute of Business and Economic Studies (IBES) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Since 2012 he is (ad personam) Jean Monnet Professor. Moreover, he is Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Data Analytics for Finance and Macroeconomics (DAFM), King’s Business School, London, member of the Adjunct Faculty Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) and visiting professor at the Europa-Institut at Saarland University, Saarbrucken.

Ansgar Belke was visiting researcher at the IMF in Washington/DC, CentER Tilburg, CEPS Brussels, IfW Kiel, DIW Berlin and OeNB Vienna. Furthermore, he was member of the "Monetary Expert Panel" of the European Parliament, Research Director for International Macroeconomics at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin, and Visiting Professor at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.

He is President of the European Economics and Finance Society (EEFS), and member of the Scientific Advisory Council of IAW Tubingen, the Councils of "Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration" (AEI), the "Institut für Europäische Politik" (IEP), the Executive Committee of the International Atlantic Economic Society (IAES) and the Scientific Committee of the International Network for Economic Research (INFER). He is also Research Fellow of IZA Bonn, the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and CELSI, Bratislava, member of the professional central bank watchers group "ECB Observer", member of the Bureau of European Policy Analysis (BEPA) Visitors Programme of the European Commission, external consultant of DG ECFIN of the European Commission, external consultant of the European Union Committee of the House of Lords (UK) and he successfully conducted research projects on behalf of, among others, the Bundesbank, the European Commision, the German Federal Ministries of Finance, and of Labour and Social Affairs. From 2009 to 2014 he was member of the “Monetary Expert Panel” of the European Parliament. He is also a member of the scientific advisory board of the economic faculties of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen. He obtained his BA and MA in economics in Münster, Paris and Kiel and a PhD in Economics and Habilitation in Economics and Econometrics from the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. 

He serves as editor-in-chief of "Credit and Capital Markets – Kredit und Kapital", "Konjunkturpolitik – Applied Economics Quarterly" and as co-editor of "International Journal of Financial Studies", "Empirica", "International Economics and Economic Policy", "Journal of Economic Studies", "Vierteljahreshefte für Wirtschaftsforschung", "Aestimatio – The International IEB Journal of Finance","Economist's Voice", "E-conomics" (Kiel Institute of the World Economy), as editor of the book series "Financial and Monetary Policy Studies", Springer, as a guest editor of renowned journals such as Energy Economics, the European Journal of Political Economy, the Open Economies Review, the Review of International Economics, and as a co-editor of the book series "Quantitative Ökonomie", Eul Verlag.

He published widely in international refereed journals and other outlets, has regular appearances in the printed press, and in national as well as international TV broadcasts. He is ranked 35th in the most recent research ranking of the Handelsblatt which incorporates more than 3000 German-speaking economists. Furthermore, he is among the top 1% of the European Repec / Ideas Ranking and achieves an h-Index of 21 (CitEc) respectively 21 (Scopus). He spoke as keynote lecturer at a wide array of conferences, among them in 2010 the "Jeddah Economic Forum", Jeddah/Saudi-Arabia, the "Global Economic Forum", Istanbul/Turkey, and the international conference "Policies for Growth and Financial Stability beyond the Crisis – The Scope for Global Cooperation", Mumbai/India, in 2012 the "Asan Plenum" and "The Economist Bellwether Series Conference", both in Seoul/South Korea, in 2014 the "Greek Government Roundtable" in Athens/Greece, in 2014 as plenary speaker at the ECOMOD Conference in Bali/Bank of Indonesia und in 2017 as keynote speaker at the Koç University - TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) Conference „EU Negotiations, Customs Union, and Economic Growth” and in 2019 as keynote speaker the Blockchain Economic Forum (BEF) in Davos/Switzerland.

His main areas of interest are in the fields of international macroeconomics, monetary economics, European integration and applied econometrics.