Co-Pierre Georg

Senior Lecturer at the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management, University of Cape Town; Research Economist, Deutsche Bundesbank

Co-Pierre Georg is a Senior Lecturer at the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management at the University of Cape Town and a Research Economist at Deutsche Bundesbank working on financial and economic networks, agent-based modelling, and the microeconomics of banking. He obtained his PhD in 2011 from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.

Co-Pierre's research has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Nature Physics, and Nature Scientific Reports. In 2011, Co-Pierre was awarded one of five Lamfalussy fellowships by the European Central Bank and won the runner-up for best student paper at the annual conference of the Society for Computational Economics. His research has been supported by the Volkswagen Foundation and the Institute Louis Bachelier.

Co-Pierre has worked with a number of central banks, including Banque de France, the Bank of Uganda, the Banco Central do Brazil, and the South African Reserve Bank where he worked on the application of network analysis to financial stability. He held visiting positions at Oxford University, Xiamen University, the Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Columbia Business School, and is Policy Associate at Economic Research Southern Africa, and a Research Associate at the SAFE Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University.

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