Erik Berglöf

Chief Economist
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Erik Berglöf is Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development since 2006. He has previously held the position of Professor and Director of SITE at the Stockholm School of Economics. He has also taught at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and held visiting positions at Harvard, Stanford and MIT.

He has published widely on financial development, corporate governance and transition economics. His interests have been particularly oriented towards policy issues in emerging economies, but he has also contributed extensively to the debate on regional and global institutional architecture. He has regularly provided advice to national governments and international institutions including the IMF and the World Bank.

Erik Berglöf was the founder and President of the Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) in Moscow and a Programme Director at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London. He is a non-resident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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Erik Berglöf, Chief Economist and Special Adviser at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, speaking in the panel "Can Sovereignty and Effective International Supervision be Reconciled?

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In part 1 of INET's interview with Erik Berglöf, he says that as emerging economies in Europe rebound from the recession, there's a fear that they are quickly going back to "business as usual"

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In part 2 of INET's interview with Erik Berglöf, the subject is why countries that invested in exports fared better than those that invested in real estate -- and why it was good to have foreign banking leverage

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In part 3 of INET's interview with Erik Berglöf, he discusses how the crisis stressed the new growth model of European enlargement and integration, and put the new system at a crossroads