On 24 September 2020, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) published its latest ranking of Germany's most influential economists. Several factors count for the ranking position: impulses for science, activities in political consulting, mentions in media as well as social media activities.
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner of the Frankfurt School ranks 30th in this ranking and thus is one of the most influential economists in Germany. His academic publications and media presence in particular were rated as "influential“. Also in the two previous years (2019: 29th place, 2018: 30th place), Philipp Sandner had made it into the top 30 economists by FAZ. "I am very happy about this ranking and honored to represent the Frankfurt School in the FAZ ranking for the third year in a row," says Philipp Sandner.
Philipp Sandner is head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) at the Frankfurt School. His research areas include blockchain technology, digitalization and entrepreneurship. He is a member of the Fintech Council (FinTechRat) of the Federal Ministry of Finance and also engaged in the EU Blockchain Observatory established by the European Union and a founding member of the German Blockchain Association e.V..