Alexander Popov

Principal Economist in the Financial Research Division, European Central Bank

Alexander Popov is a Principal Economist in the Financial Research Division of the European Central Bank. His research interests include the political economy of banking, the interaction between financial and labor markets, and the link between finance, growth, and macroeconomic risk. Alexander’s research has been published in leading journals in both economics and finance, such as the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and the American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings. A native of Bulgaria, Alexander holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, and a Master’s degree in Slavic Studies from the University of Sofia.

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