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Per Eckefeldt

Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG ECFIN

Mr. Per Eckefeldt is currently Head of Sector in the Unit 'Sustainability of public finances' in the Fiscal Policy Directorate of the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) at the European Commission in Brussels.

Per has held several different positions in the European Commission. He has worked with macro-economic and budgetary forecasts and analysis, as well as with fiscal policy and the development of the EU fiscal framework, the Stability and Growth Pact. Recently, he has worked on issues related to the economic and budgetary impact of an ageing population, among others carrying out long-term economic and budgetary projections for the EU Member States (Ageing Report and Fiscal Sustainability Report). He holds a degree in Economics from Lund University, Sweden.