Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel




Isabel Schnabel has been a Professor of Financial Economics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz from 2007-2015. In June 2014, she became a Member of the German Council of Economic Experts (Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung). Since 2009, she has been Deputy Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management (GSEFM), a cooperation of the Universities of Mainz, Frankfurt and Darmstadt.

Isabel Schnabel received her doctorate from the University of Mannheim and served as Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods in Bonn. She was a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the London School of Economics, and Harvard University. She is Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Fellow of the CESifo Network, and Research Affiliate at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (MPI) in Bonn. She is also a member of the Advisory Board and Administrative Council of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

Her research focuses on financial stability, banking regulation, financial systems and institutions, and international capital flows. She has published in journals like the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Review of Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of Economic History.