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Roman Inderst (born 13 April 1970) is a German economist who holds the chair for finance and economics at the Goethe University Frankfurt. His research interests include corporate finance, banking, competition policy, and information economics. According to the Handelsblatt, Inderst is the most influential German-speaking economist.[1]

Roman Inderst
Born (1970-04-13) 13 April 1970 (age 49)
InstitutionGoethe University Frankfurt
FieldFinancial economics
Alma materUniversity of Mannheim
Free University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin
InfluencesBenny Moldovanu
AwardsLeibniz Prize (2010)
Gossen Prize (2010)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Inderst obtained a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Reutlingen University, a Magister Artium in sociology from Fernuniversität Hagen, and a Diplom in economics from Humboldt University of Berlin. He then received his Doctor of Philosophy in economics from Free University of Berlin, and his Habilitation under supervision of Benny Moldovanu at the University of Mannheim.

In 2010, Inderst was one of ten scientists awarded with the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize. He also won the 2010 Gossen Prize, awarded by the Verein für Socialpolitik.[2]


  1. ^ "Handelsblatt-Ranking VWL 2010", Handelsblatt, retrieved 18 March 2010
  2. ^ Storbeck, Olaf (8 September 2010). "Hochkarätiger Ökonomenpreis für Roman Inderst". Handelsblatt (in German).

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