Federico Steinberg

Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Senior Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute Madrid, Spain

Federico Steinberg is Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and Lecturer in Political Economy at Madrid’s Universidad Autónoma. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma, an MSc in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics and a Master in International Affairs from Columbia University. He has been a consultant for the World Bank in Washington DC, Ghana and Bolivia, and has worked at the Executive Office of the Secretary General at the United Nations headquarters in New York. He is also a frequent contributor to the Spanish and international media and has been invited to deliver speeches in more than 10 countries.

Federico Steinberg is an expert in international political economy with a strong background and interest in international trade, finance, development and European economic and monetary union. His research covers a broad spectrum and he has published in English and Spanish on topics such as the new dynamics of international trade and the rise of protectionism, various aspects of global economic governance, the eurozone crisis, Brexit, the new global geoeconomic balance of power and the roots of the backlash against globalisation and the liberal world order.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey