Deputy Director General
Directorate General Research
European Central Bank
D-60311, Frankfurt am Main
Tel: +49 69 1344 7356
Fax: +49 69 1344 8552
Philipp Hartmann is Deputy Director General in Directorate Research at the European Central Bank (ECB) since 1 December 2011. He served as the vice president of SUERF (the European Money and Finance Forum) between 2006 and 2011, and is a fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a chaired part-time professor of macro-financial economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, a senior fellow of the Duisenberg School of Finance Amsterdam, a fellow of the Center for Financial Studies at the University of Frankfurt, a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Research Task Force and of the scientific committee of the Fondation Banque de France. His previous positions include that of research fellow for financial regulation at the London School of Economics and Political Science and economist at the European Monetary Institute preparing the introduction of the euro, Head of the Financial Research Division and Principal Adviser at the ECB.
Mr Hartmann's work is on a wide range of issues in financial and international monetary economics. He is the author of Currency Competition and Foreign Exchange Markets: The Dollar, the Yen and the Euro (Cambridge University Press, 1998), a co-author of Financial Regulation (joint with Charles Goodhart et al., Routledge, 1998) and a co-editor of The Handbook of European Financial Markets and Institutions (joint with Xavier Freixas and Colin Mayer, Oxford University Press, 2008). His further research work is published in numerous academic journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Economic Policy, the Journal of Empirical Finance, the Journal of International Money and Finance and the Journal of Banking and Finance. He also serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Stability.
Mr Hartmann’s policy work has been discussed in fora including the ECOFIN Council, the ECB Governing Council and General Council, European Commission fora, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Bank of England Central Bank Governors’ Symposium, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the Center for European Policy Studies Chief Economist Meeting, the European League for Economic Cooperation and published in many policy reports, including the 2007 Geneva Report on the World Economy on International Financial Stability (with Roger Ferguson et al.). In 2002 he was awarded the first CEPR/European Summer Institute Prize for the best central bank research paper.
Philipp Hartmann holds a Doctorat en Sciences Economiques from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, an M.A. in Monetary and Macroeconomics from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and a Diplom in Volkswirtschaftslehre from the Universität Mannheim in Germany.