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Federico Steinberg

Senior Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute

Federico Steinberg is Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and Lecturer of 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. Between 2002 and 2004 he was involved in a variety of development projects for the World Bank as a consultant in Washington DC, Ghana and Bolivia, as well as at the Executive Office of the Secretary General at the United Nations headquarters in New York. He also teaches regularly at a number of Master´s degrees, including IE business school and ICADE. He is also a frequent contributor to the Spanish and international media, and has been invited to deliver speeches in more than ten countries.

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Politics, not economics, demands a strengthened international role for the euro

Not just the EU but also other countries, particularly China, need a defence against weaponisation of the dollar.

By: Alicia García-Herrero and Federico Steinberg Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: October 28, 2020