Beatrice Scheubel

public economics, economic history, Bismarck, pension systems, institutions, capital flows, imbalances 


My two main research areas are public pension systems and the role of public institutions in shaping the international environment.


This book has been reviewed in the Journal of Economic History and in the Journal of Economics.

Publications in refereed journals

Current projects

Public finance in the international environment:

Mapping the Global Financial Safety Net, with Risto Herrala and Livio Stracca

Public Sector Efficiency revisited 

Institutions and Imbalances

Public finance & economic history:

Institution-building in Bismarckian Germany

Was Bismarck's Pension System Bismarckian?


Liquidity Regulation and the Money Market, with Julia Körding