Fachbereich 9


Navigation und Suche der Universität Osnabrück



Prof. Frank Westermann, Ph.D.


Tel. ++49 (0)541 969-3508

Monographs/Edited Books
Policy Contributions
Working Paper

Curriculum Vitae

Fulltime Positions

  • Professor of Economics, Chair of International Economic Policy, Osnabrück University (2005 -)
  • Head of the Institute of Empirical Economic Research, Osnabrück University (2005 -)
  • Professor of Economics (Fixed term), Chair of Public Finance, University Munich (2004/2005)
  • Wiss. Assistent (equiv. Asst. Prof.), Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich (1998 - 2004)

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (2013 -)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of International Money and Finance (2013 -)
  • Research Professor, ifo Institute, Munich (2005 -)
  • Research Fellow, CESifo, Munich (2001 -)
  • German Economic Association, Research Committee on Development Economics (2011 -)    

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong (Winter 2013)
  • Research Fellow, IRPS, University of California, San Diego (Aug. 2009 - Jan. 2010)
  • Visiting Researcher, IMES, Bank of Japan (Febr./Mar. 2005 and Sep. 2006)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UCLA (Winter 2002)

Academic Qualifications

  • Habilitation and venia legendi in Economics, University of Munich (2004)
  • Ph.D. in International Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz (1998)
  • M.Sc. in Applied Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz (1996)


  • "Habilitationspreis der Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der LMU", University of Munich
  • Non-Resident Tuition Fellowship, Teaching and Research Assistentships, UC Santa Cruz
  • Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, Center for German and European Studies, UC Berkeley

Organisation of Conferences

  • "Global Interdependence, Decoupling and Recoupling", CESifo Venice Summer Institute 2011, Jul. 22th/23th (with Yin-Wong Cheung)
  • "Regulation of Financial Markets in Europe", Leibniz and CESifo Conference in Munich 2008, Jan. 18/19th (with Paul De Grauwe)
  • "Economic Stagnation in Japan", CESifo Venice Summer Institute 2003, Jul. 25th/26th (with Michael Hutchison).