16. Mai 2024

Isabel Schnabel nominated for the Global Economy Prize Isabel Schnabel nominated for the Global Economy Prize

Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor of Finance at the University of Bonn, receives the Global Economy Prize in the Science category.

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The winners of the Global Economy Prize 2024 have been officially named. This year, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, together with its partners, the land capital Kiel and the Schleswig-Holstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is awarding the Global Economy Prize for the 19th time. The Global Economy Prize is intended to provide an impetus to overcome the major global economic challenges by transcending borders. 

The President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Moritz Schularick gave the following reasons for the nomination in the economics category: “Isabel Schnabel is an internationally outstanding economist whose pioneering research has made a significant contribution to deepening our understanding of the links between monetary policy, financial markets, and economic growth. Due to her targeted economic policy recommendations, she is an extremely valued contact for monetary and financial policy issues.”

Besides Isabel Schnabel, the following personalities are to be honored as thought leaders of a cosmopolitan, free-market, and just and inclusive society:

  • Laurence Boone, Ph.D, former Secretary of State for Europe in France and former Chief Economist of the OECD; category: Politics.
  • Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, CEO TRUMPF SE + Co. KG; category: Business.

Personalities to be honored are proposed from the network of the Kiel Institute and finally selected and nominated by the jury of the Global Economy Prize. This jury consists of, among others,Prof. Dr. Moritz Schularick, the Mayor of the Land Capital Kiel, Dr. Ulf Kämpfer, and the Vice President of the Schleswig-Holstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Knud Hansen. In accordance with their profession, the above-mentioned members take care for the award winners in the categories of politics, business, and economics.

The award ceremony of the Global Economy Prize will take place during Kiel Week on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at the Haus der Wirtschaft of the IHK zu Kiel. The award winners are expected to attend in person.

Further information about the Global Economy Prize and the nominees can be found here: https://idw-online.de/de/news833697

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