Markus K. Brunnermeier


Markus K. Brunnermeier is the Edwards S. Sanford Professor at Princeton University. He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics and is affiliated with Princeton's Bendheim Center for Finance and the International Economics Section. He is the founding director of Princeton’s Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance. He is also a research associate at CEPR, NBER and CESifo. He is member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the ESRB, the Research Advisory Council of the Bundesbank, and an advisory group of the IMF. He is an academic consultant to the New York Fed and a founding member of the euro-nomics group. Brunnermeier was awarded his PhD by the London School of Economics, where he was affiliated with its Financial Markets Group.

His research focuses on financial markets and the macroeconomy, with special emphasis on bubbles, liquidity, financial stability and implications for financial regulation and monetary policy. To explore these topics, his models incorporate frictions as well as behavioural elements. He is a Sloan Research Fellow, Fellow of the Econometric Society and recipient of the Bernácer Prize granted for outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. He recently received a Guggenheim Fellowship for studying the impact of financial frictions on the macroeconomy.