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Marco Annunziata

Marco Annunziata is the Chief Economist of the Unicredit Group, and Global Head of Economics, Commodities and Fixed Income/FX Research. Regularly quoted in the financial press, Marco contributes articles to the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, and has published in the Central Banking Journal. Together with members of his economics team, Marco won the Society of Business Economists’ Rybczynski prize for the best paper in business economics in 2007 and in 2009.  He is a member of the ECB’s Shadow Council and of the European Council of Economists.

Marco joined UniCredit in November 2003 from Deutsche Bank London, where he was Chief Economist for the EEMEA region. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he spent six years with the International Monetary Fund in Washington, where he split his time between emerging markets and the Eurozone. While at the IMF, Marco was involved in regular consultations with the Italian government, the Bank of Italy, the European Central Bank and the European Commission, and took part in loan negotiations in several European and Latin American emerging economies.

Marco holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University and a BA in Economics from the University of Bologna.

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G20: Conflicts now need to be resolved, not papered over

Perhaps the greatest danger for the upcoming G20 meeting is that politeness will prevail, with leaders diplomatically and prudently stepping back from the sharp accusations traded in the last couple of weeks. It would be a mistake, because the escalation in the rhetoric was simply a symptom of the seriousness of the issues which have […]

By: Marco Annunziata Topic: Global economy and trade Date: November 10, 2010
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An opportunity to shape the future of the global economy

The G20 has given a major contribution to containing the financial crisis and fostering a recovery of the world economy from a dramatic synchronised downturn that could well have turned out worse than the Great Depression. Yet the task it faces now is perhaps more difficult than it was at height of the crisis. At […]

By: Marco Annunziata Topic: Global economy and trade Date: April 23, 2010