Prof. Moritz Schularick

Professor für Makroökonomie & Direktor des Macrofinance Lab an der Universität Bonn; Präsident des Kieler Instituts für Weltwirtschaft (IFW)

Moritz Schularick is Professor of Economics at Sciences Po and the University of Bonn. He is an elected member of the Academy of Sciences of Berlin, and a Research Professor at New York University. In 2015/16, he held the Alfred-Grosser-Chair at Sciences Po in Paris. Previously, he taught at the Free University of Berlin, and was a visiting professor at the University of Cambridge.


He is one of the recipients of the 2022 Leibniz-Prize, Germany’s most prestigious research prize awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In 2018, he received the Gossen-Prize of the German Economic Association that is awarded every year to honor a German-speaking economist whose work has gained international renown. He is a Fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and a Managing Editor of Europe’s most important policy journal, “Economic Policy”, a joint initiative of SciencesPo, CEPR, and CESIfo.


His work on credit cycles, asset prices, and financial stability has provided the backdrop for so-called macro-prudential policies aimed at curbing credit booms and stability risks. With Niall Ferguson he coined the term “Chimerica” and authored a number of influential papers on US-China relations. He is a frequent consultant to central banks and contributes to public debates across different media.


His research spans macroeconomics, finance, international economics and economic history and has been published in the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of International Economics, and several other journals.


His research is supported by major grants from the European Research Council, the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the Institute for New Economic Thinking.