Dr. rer. pol.

Research Fellow

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  • 1997: PhD in Economics (summa cum laude) at Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg
  • 1993: Master in International Economics at University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
  • 1992: Master in International Politics at University of Bristol, UK
Professional Career:
  • since 2011: European Central Bank (ECB): Deputy Head of the Macro-Financial Linkages Division, Head of the ECB financial sector teams for Cyprus, Slovenia and Spain
  • 2004-2008 and 2010-2011: European Central Bank (ECB): Head of the Convergence and Structural Analysis Section
  • 2008-2010: Austrian National Bank, Advisor in Foreign Research Division
  • 1999-2003: European Central Bank (ECB): Economist / Principal Economist in EU Countries Division
  • 1998-1999: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs: Economist in the Department for European industrial policy
  • 1997-1998: Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Field of research:
  • European monetary policy
  • EU enlargement policy