von Hagen, Jürgen 1955-

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von Hagen, Jürgen 1955-


Born December 14, 1955, in Iserlohn, Germany; married; wife's name Ilse; children: four. Education: University of Bonn, diploma in economics, 1981, Ph.D., 1986.


Office—Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn, Walter Flex Strasse 3, Bonn 53113, Germany. E-mail—vonhagen@uni-bonn. de; [email protected].


Indiana University, Bloomington, 1987-92, began as assistant professor, became associate professor of economics and public policy; University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany, professor of economics and director of the Institute for Advanced Studies, 1992-96; University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, professor of economics and director of the Center for European Integration Studies, Institute for International Economics. Center for Economic Policy Research, London, England, research fellow, 1992—; Deutsche Bundesbank, member of research council, 2000—. German Federal Minister of Economics, member of academic advisory council; serves on various editorial boards and as a consultant to economic institutions and commissions, including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Interamerican Development Bank, and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.


American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Midwest Political Science Association, German Economic Association, Commite Economique de la Nation (France), Council of the European Economic Association.


Various research and travel grants; Best Teacher Award, Indiana University, 1991; Gossen Prize, German Economics Association, 1997.


Strategien kurzfristiger Geldmengensteuerung, Weltarchiv (Hamburg, Germany), 1986.

(With Michele Fratianni) The European Monetary System and European Monetary Union, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1992.

(With others) Szenarien der europaischen Wahrungsunion und der Bankenregulierung, Duncker & Humblot (Berlin, Germany), 1997.

(With David Begg and Francesco Giavazzi) EMU: Getting the End-Game Right, Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England), 1997.

(With Stefan Immerfall) Territoriality in the Globalizing Society: One Place or None?, Springer (New York, NY), 1998.


(With Barry Eichengreen and Jeffry Frieden) Monetary and Fiscal Policy in an Integrated Europe, Springer (New York, NY), 1995.

(With Barry Eichengreen and Jeffry Frieden) Politics and Institutions in an Integrated Europe, Springer (New York, NY), 1995.

(With Michele U. Fratianni and Dominick Salvatore) Macroeconomic Policy in Open Economies, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1997.

(With James M. Poterba) Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Performance, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 1999.

(With John W. Maxwell) Empirical Studies of Environmental Policies in Europe, Kluwer Academic (Boston, MA), 2000.

(With Christopher J. Waller), Regional Aspects of Monetary Policy in Europe, Kluwer Academic (Boston, MA), 2000.

(With Rolf R. Strauch) Institutions, Politics, and Fiscal Policy, Kluwer Academic (Boston, MA), 2000.

(With Mika Widgren) Regionalism in Europe: Geometries and Strategies after 2000, Kluwer Academic (Boston, MA), 2001.

(With Marco Buti and Carlos Martinez-Mongay) The Behavior of Fiscal Authorities: Stabilization, Growth, and Institutions, Palgrave (New York, NY), 2002.

(With Gyorgy Szapary) Monetary Strategies for Joining the Euro, Edward Elgar (Northampton, MA), 2004.

(With Erdem Basci and Subidey Togan) Macroeconomics Policies for EU Accession, Edward Elgar (Northampton, MA), 2007.

Editor of periodicals, including European Economic Review and Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik.


Economist Jürgen von Hagen's areas of research include economic policy and monetary theory, particularly within the realm of the European and international communities. An educator and consultant to governments, banks, and the U.S. Federal Reserve System, he has published a great many academic papers and books. Among his books is EMU: Getting the End-Game Right, a study of the options available in 1999 in setting the exchange rate for countries which chose to participate in the Economic and Monetary Union's new currency, the Euro. Attention is particularly paid to the perspective of Great Britain, whose economy is in many ways very different from its European neighbors. Andrew Hughes Hallett, who reviewed the study in the Economic Journal, commented: "The main conclusion, that the entry rates should be pre-announced and that those rates need to be credible and credibly supported by the new central bank, is well taken and has since been incorporated into official policy."



Economic Journal, July, 1998, Andrew Hughes Hallett, review of EMU: Getting the End-Game Right.


Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Web site,http://www.kelley.iu.edu/ (October 30, 2006), brief biography of Jürgen von Hagen.

University of Bonn Web site,http://www.zei.de/ (October 30, 2006), brief biography of Jürgen von Hagen.

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