Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln elected Fellow of the Econometric Society

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln is an economist of worldwide recognition. She has held the Chair for Macroeconomics and Development at Goethe University Frankfurt since 2009; now she has been elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Founded in 1930, the Econometric Society is a select international organization that brings together researchers for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics. Once a year, the Econometric Society elects new fellows from a small circle of nominated scientists. Of the approximately 700 active fellows, only ten others are working in Germany. Fellows of the Society include such renowned economists as Paul Krugman and Joseph E. Stiglitz, along with numerous other winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

In 2018 Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln received the distinguished Leibniz Prize and a research award from the European Research Council. She is Chairwoman of the Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry of Finance. She is also Chairwoman of the Review of Economic Studies, a prestigious scientific journal. Before joining Goethe University, Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln was a faculty member at Harvard University. Visiting professorships took her to Stanford University and the University of New South Wales.