Daniel Gros

Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels

Daniel Gros is the Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. Originally from Germany, he attended university in Italy, where he obtained a Laurea in Economia e Commercio. He also studied in the United States, where he earned his PhD (University of Chicago, 1984). His first job was at the International Monetary Fund, in the European and Research Departments (1983-1986), then he became an Economic Advisor to the Directorate General II of the European Commission (1988-1990). He has taught at various universities across Europe, including the Catholic University of Leuven, the University of Frankfurt, the University of Basel, Bocconi University, the Kiel Institute of World Studies and the Central European University in Prague. He started at CEPS first in 1986, and has worked there continuously since 1990, becoming director in 1999.

His current research concentrates on the interplay between monetary policy and financial market structure, as well as on the international role of the euro. He has advised the European instutions (Commission and Parliament) and a number of governments on these issues, at the highest political level. He was a member of the Conseil Economique de la Nation (2003-2005) and of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique, 2001 to 2003 (advisory bodies to the French Prime Minister and Finance Minister). He is also a member of the Euro50 Groups of eminent economists. He is currently an Adviser to the European Parliament (also from 1998 to 2005) and a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board.He is Editor of Economie Internationale and of International Finance. He has published widely in international academic and policy-oriented journals, and has authored numerous monographs and four books.

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