Ulrich Volz

Ulrich Volz is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the German Development Institute and an Honorary Professor at the University of Leipzig. In 2012, Volz was a Visiting Professor at Peking University's School of Economics. He spent stints working at the European Central Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and held adjunct or visiting positions at the University of Oxford, Hertie School of Governance, University of Birmingham, University of Leipzig, Freie Universität Berlin, European Central Bank, Bank Indonesia, and Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo. He was also a Fox International Fellow and Max Kade Scholar at Yale University. Volz holds a PhD in Economics from Freie Universität Berlin. His research interests include international economics; money, banking and finance; global economic governance; regional economic cooperation; and green finance.

Living With Global Liquidity

Ulrich Volz says that emerging countries need to brace themselves for a world of high global liquidity and volatile capital. The world economy has been in a state of fragility since the outbreak of the global financial crisis in September 2008. While most emerging countries navigated the crisis with relative success and staged strong recoveries in 2009, many advanced countries – not... Continue Reading

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