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Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden is Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Mannheim. From 2012 - 2018 he was its Rektor (President). He was previously Professor of Economics at the Département d'Econométrie et Economie Politique at the University of Lausanne.

He obtained his PhD in Economics at the University of Bonn within the "European Doctoral Program in Economics" in 1991, after an undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics at the university of Heidelberg and MPhil studies at the London School of Economics.

He is Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (London), former Resident Fellow of the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, and director of the doctoral program of the International Center FAME at the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva.  He is a member of the Heidelberg Academy of Science and was, i.a., member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, co-organiser of the European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets, board member of several academic journals, and former consultant to the World Bank and other international institutions. His research covers corporate finance, banking, international trade, political economy, contract theory, and macroeconomics.

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