Claudia Buch

Vice President at Deutsche Bundesbank

Professor Claudia M. Buch is the Vice President of the Deutsche Bundesbank. She is responsible for the Financial Stability Department, the Statistics Department and the Audit Department, and she is a member of the German Financial Stability Committee. Prior to joining the Bundesbank in May 2014, she was the President of the Institute for Economic Research (IWH) in Halle (2013-2014), Professor of Economics at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (2013-2014) and at the University of Tübingen (2004-2013), and the Director of the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IAW) in Tübingen (2005-2013). From 2012-2014 she was a member of the German Council of Economic Experts. She studied at the Universities of Bonn and Kiel, and she worked at the Kiel Institute for World Economics. Her fields of specialisation are international finance and macroeconomics, international financial markets, financial integration, business cycles and employment volatility, international banking and foreign direct investment.