Markus K. Brunnermeier is the Edwards S. Sanford Professor in the economics department at Princeton University and director of Princeton's Bendheim Center for Finance. His research focuses on international financial markets and the macroeconomy with special emphasis on bubbles, liquidity, financial and monetary price stability, and digital money. In 2020, at the outbreak of Covid, he established a webinar series.
Brunnermeier is also nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Centre for Economic Policy Research, CESifo, the Luohan Academy, ABFER, and a member of the Bellagio Group on the International Economy. He is a Sloan Research Fellow, fellow of the Econometric Society, Guggenheim Fellow, and the recipient of the Bernácer Prize granted for outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. He is a member of several advisory groups, including to the US Congressional Budget Office, the Bank for International Settlements, and the Bundesbank as well as previously to the International Monetary Fund, the Federal Reserve of New York, the European Systemic Risk Board. Brunnermeier was awarded his PhD by the London School of Economics (LSE).
He has been awarded several best paper prizes and served on the editorial boards of a number of leading economics and finance journals. He has worked to establish the concepts of: liquidity spirals, CoVaR as a measure of systemic risk, the Volatility Paradox, Paradox of Prudence, European Safe Bonds (ESBies), financial dominance, the redistributive monetary policy, the Reversal Rate, and Digital Currency Areas. His recent book “The Resilient Society” won the Prize for the 2021 best business book in German and was listed among best economics books by the Financial Times.
Fun Factoid: Meanings of my forenames
Markus Latin: Dedicated to Mars, Roman god of war
Sukram (reverse spelling) Hindi: The one in whom peace pervades
Konrad (middle name) Germanic: Wise counselor