Volker Wieland is Professor for Monetary Theory and Policy in the House of Finance at Goethe University of Frankfurt and Director of the Center for Financial Studies. He pursued his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Wuerzburg, the State of University of New York at Albany, the Institute for the World Economy in Kiel and Stanford University and received a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford in 1995. In 2008 he was awarded the Willem Duisenberg Research Fellowship by the European Central Bank.
Before joining the Frankfurt faculty in November 2000 Volker Wieland was a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the Stanford Center for International Development, a visiting researcher at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University and the Center for European Integration at the University of Bonn, a consultant at the European Central Bank and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland Business School.
He has served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and remains a member of the JEDC Advisory Board. He has also served on the Advisory Council of the Society for Computational Economics from 1998 to 2006 as an Associate Editor of the European Economic Review (2001 to 2004) and as a Member of the Referee Panel of Economic Policy (2004 - 2006).
His research interests include monetary and fiscal policy, business cycles and macroeconomic models, learning and economic dynamics as well as numerical methods in macroeconomics. His work has been published in leading economic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the European Economic Review and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.