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Professor Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden

Professor of Economics and Finance, and Rector
University of Mannheim
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Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, Professor of Economics and Finance, and Rector, University of Mannheim
Founder member of the ECGI : ECGI Fellow (2003) :


Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden is Professor of Economics and Finance at, and since October 2012, Rector of, the University of Mannheim. 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. Co-organiser of the European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets, board member of several journals and former consultant to the World Bank and other international institutions, his research covers corporate finance, banking, international finance, political economy, and contract theory.

Research Interests
Capital markets
Contract theory
Corporate finance
Financial institutions
Game theory
Industrial economics
Law and finance
Political economy
Theory of the firm

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Stock Market Returns, Corporate Governance and Capital Market Equilibrium ECGI Finance Working Paper 362/2013 June 2013
The Political Economy of Bank- and Market Dominance ECGI Finance Working Paper 021/2003 September 2003

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