Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D. is Managing Director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt where he also holds the Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics. From 2000 to 2012, he was Professor of Monetary Theory and Policy at Goethe University.
He is member of the German Council of Economic Experts and the Scientific Advisory Council of the German Ministry of Finance and also belongs to the Kronberger Kreis, that is the Scientific Council of the Market Economy Foundation. Furthermore, he is a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
In 1995, Volker Wieland received a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. Before joining Goethe University, he was a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC.
Volker Wieland has served as a consultant to a number of institutions including, in particular, the European Central Bank, the European Commission, the Federal Reserve Board and the Reserve Bank of Finland. His research has been published in leading economic journals.