Markus K. Brunnermeier is the Edwards S. Sanford Professor at Princeton University. He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics and affiliated with Princeton's Bendheim Center for Finance and the International Economics Section. He is the founding director of Princeton’s Julis Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance. He is also a research associate at CEPR, NBER, and CESifo. He is member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the ESRB, the research advisory council of the Bundesbank, and an advisory group of the IMF. He is an academic consultant to New York Fed and a founding member of the Euro-nomics group. Brunnermeier was awarded his Ph.D. by the London School of Economics (LSE), where he was affiliated with its Financial Markets Group.
His research focuses on financial markets and the macroeconomy with special emphasis on bubbles, liquidity, financial stability and implications for financial regulation and monetary policy. To explore these topics, his models incorporate frictions as well as behavioral elements. He is a Sloan Research Fellow, Fellow of the Econometric Society and the recipient of the Bernácer Prize granted for outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. He recently received a Guggenheim Fellowship for studying the impact of financial frictions on the macroeconomy.