Head of programme Europe's Political Economy
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Since October 2013, Fabian Zuleeg is the EPC's Chief Executive with overall responsibility to lead the EPC, including providing strategic direction, managing its staff and resources and representing the EPC. He remains Chief Economist at the same time (a post he has held since January 2010), in charge of the Europe’s Political Economy Programme. Fabian holds a PhD on the political economy of EU accession from Edinburgh University. Before coming to the EPC he has worked as an economic analysts in academia, the public and the private sector.
His research focuses on the economic and Euro crises, in particular how European policy and economic governance can address Europe’s dual growth crisis: a low aggregate growth rate and growth divergence, increasing disparities between countries. He also has a long standing interest in the political economy of European integration, the UK-EU relationship, the Single Market, European labour markets and the EU budget. He works closely with decision makers in the European institutions, the EPC members and partners and the wider Brussels stakeholder community. Fabian regularly comments on current political and economic issues in the EU in the media. He also chairs and contributes to a wide range of debates, conferences and seminars and has researched and published widely on European economic and social policies.
Coordinator of the Europe's Political Economy programme.
Area of expertise
European political economy, economic governance/EMU, Europe's long term economic future, EU budget, Single Market, European labour markets, the sustainability of Europe's economic and social model, PPPs, eco-innovation and well-being
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