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Li Savelin

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Li Savelin is a former Research Assistant at Bruegel. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Economics at Université Paris Dauphine and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Prior to joining Bruegel, she was a trainee in DG International and European Relations at the European Central Bank, where she worked on external competitiveness in emerging Europe.

Li’s main research interests include International Economics, Trade and Macroeconomics. She is fluent in English, French and Swedish.

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Chart of the week: the ECB’s power on Spanish and Italian bond yields

By how much can the ECB influence government bonds yields of Spain and Italy? The answer is ‘very significantly’, as the chart below shows. But the chart also shows that the impacts do not last for too long, as (at least up to July 2012) yields started to increase a few months after the various […]

By: Li Savelin and Zsolt Darvas Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: October 29, 2012
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Chart of the week: GDP down by 0.2% in the euro area

August figures from Eurostat for the euro area show a decrease in GDP for the second quarter of 2012, after stagnating growth rates during the previous three months. While countries such as Austria, Germany and Slovakia have managed to catch up with pre-crisis GDP levels, Greece, Italy and Portugal still struggle with a GDP far below levels in 2007.

By: Li Savelin Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: August 17, 2012