Women in Economics

For the "Women in Economics" initiative, the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and UBS interviewed leading female economists on their research. Find the portrait of Michèle Tertilt below.

About Michèle Tertilt

Michèle Tertilt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim. Prior to joining the University of Mannheim, Michèle Tertilt was an Assistant Professor at Stanford University. She is the first woman to win the Gossenpreis awarded by the Verein für Socialpolitik and was awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in March 2017. Currently, she also is a member of the editorial board at the Review of Economic Studies.


Michèle Tertilt's research concentrates on macroeconomics with a special focus on development and intra-family interactions. She has also worked on consumer credit and bankruptcies.


Michèle Tertilt has hosted and taken part in various conferences to a wide range of topics, including "Familiy Macro", Quantitative Macroeconomics and Cultural Change and Economic Growth in the long run.


Room: P 11
Tel: +49 (0) 621 181-1902
Fax: +49 (0) 621 181-1841
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Room: P 07
Mrs. Corinna Jann-Grahovac
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