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Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Maria Demertzis is the Deputy Director at Bruegel and part-time Professor of Economic Policy at the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Florence. She has previously worked at the European Commission and the research department of the Dutch Central Bank. She has also held academic positions at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in the USA and the University of Strathclyde in the UK, from where she holds a PhD in economics. She has published extensively in international academic journals and contributed regular policy inputs to both the European Commission's and the Dutch Central Bank's policy outlets. She contributes regularly to national and international press.

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A cold winter

Reforming energy markets must aim to make them less vulnerable to crises such as today’s, even if such crises are rare.  

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Repurposing the peace dividend

The war in Ukraine has brought an end to a 60-year period in which Europe has enjoyed a peace dividend, an amount released by reducing defence expendi

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War on Ukraine: the day after

The international community will have to restart the long process of de-escalation in order to preserve peace. We have a long climb ahead.

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The Biden promise

In the eyes of Europeans, Joe Biden’s US election win brings the promise of major change with global relevance. From climate to multilateralism, to tr

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Transatlantic Relations

Testimony at the Committee for External Relations of the Belgium Federal Parliament

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