Monika Schnitzer

Chair in Comparative Economics at the University of Munich; CEPR Research Fellow

Monika Schnitzer holds a Chair in Comparative Economics at LMU Munich since 1996. Her research interests are in the areas of multinational firms, international trade, innovation, competition policy and industrial organization. Her work has been published in journals such as American Economic Review, Rand Journal of Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Review, Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics, and International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Monika Schnitzer received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bonn in 1991. She has been a Visiting Professor at Boston University, MIT, Stanford University, Yale University, University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard University. From 2003 till 2007, she was a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and from 2004 till 2006, she was member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy, Competition DG, of the European Commission.

Since 2001, Monika Schnitzer has served on the Council of Economic Advisors of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy in Germany. Since 2011 she is member of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation for the German Federal Government. In 2008 she was elected a member of the Bavarian Academy of Science. She received the Academy Prize of the Academy of Science of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1996. Since 2015 she is President of the Verein für Socialpolitik (Association of German speaking economists).

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