Short CVBernd Schwaab is a Senior Economist at the European Central Bank's Financial Research Division.
Bernd's research focus is on financial economics, monetary economics, and time series econometrics. His joint research has been published,
or is forthcoming, in leading international journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics,
the Journal of Econometrics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.
Bernd particularly enjoys working with time-varying parameter models to solve problems that the finance, risk, and/or central
banking-related communities care about. Some co-developed models are currently used e.g. for updating the ESRB risk dashboard.
Bernd's Ph.D. in Economics (2011) is from Tinbergen Institute and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, receiving doctoral
supervision from Prof. dr. Andre Lucas and Prof. dr. Siem Jan Koopman. In the fall of 2009 Bernd was a visiting Ph.D.
student in the University of Chicago Booth's econometrics group, with supervision by Prof. Drew Creal. Bernd also holds a
M.Phil in Economics (2007) from Tinbergen Institute, and an M.A. in Economics from Clark University, MA/USA (2005).
As a first degree, Bernd obtained a B.A. in Banking and Finance (2001) while working for Deutsche Bank AG (1998-2001),
focusing on wealth management and corporate clients/real estate.
DG-R FIR division
I am glad to be able to work with great FIR colleagues.
Their research websites are linked below.