Mark Hallerberg was a Non-Resident Fellow at Bruegel from September 2013 to 2022. He is a Professor of Public Management and Political Economy at the Hertie School of Governance and is Director of Hertie's Fiscal Governance Centre.
He is the author of one book, co-author of a second, and co-editor of a third. He has published over twenty-five articles and book chapters on fiscal governance, tax competition and exchange rate choice.
He has previously held professorships at Emory University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has done consulting work for the Dutch and German Ministries of Finance, Ernst and Young Poland, the European Central Bank, the German Development Corporation (GIZ), the Inter-American Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank.
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Pandemic leadership: beware of anecdotes
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Coronavirus and the politics of a common fiscal instrument
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How not to create zombie banks: lessons for Italy from Japan
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Opaque Europe: financial supervisory transparency, why it’s important, and how to improve it
“Financial supervisory transparency” has been on the agenda of international financial institutions for some time. It concerns the public availability
Financial regulatory transparency: new data and implications for EU policy
This paper introduces a new international financial regulatory data transparency index - the Financial Regulatory Transparency (FRT) Index - in order
Not SIFIs but PIFIs
The EU bank resolution framework deals in principle with risks from SIFIs, or systemically important financial institutions, but might have overlooked
Bad banks in the EU: the impact of Eurostat rules
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European Central Bank accountability: how the monetary dialogue could be improved
This Policy Brief was prepared for the European Parliament's Monetary Dialogue with the President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi. The autho
Supervisory transparency in the European banking union
Current and planned European Union requirements on bank transparency are either insufficient or could be easily sidestepped by supervisors. A banking
Who decides? Resolving failed banks in a European framework
When public support is provided to failed institutions it should come from a bankfunded resolution fund. This would reduce taxpayers’ direct costs, an
On the effectiveness and legitimacy of EU economic policies
For markets, European economic governance faces a crisis of policy effectiveness, while for citizens the European Union faces a democratic legitimacy
An Assessment of the European Semester
This study assesses the European Semester’s effectiveness and legitimacy. We provide evidence based on a survey sent to all 27 National Parliaments, w
How effective and legitimate is the European semester? Increasing role of the European parliament
This study was conducted for the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs: In this working paper the authors assess how a str