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Rebecca Christie

Senior fellow

Rebecca Christie is a Senior fellow at Bruegel and hosts Bruegel's podcast, The Sound of Economics. She writes about the crossroads of markets, policy and politics, particularly where it comes to the European Union and how it interacts with the world. She was lead author on the European Stability Mechanism’s official history book, "Safeguarding the Euro in Times of Crisis: the Inside Story of the ESM", and writes the Brussels Briefing column for International Politik Quarterly.

Over more than two decades in journalism, Rebecca has reported from Brussels, Washington and around the world for Bloomberg News, Dow Jones Newswires/The Wall Street Journal, Reuters Breakingviews and the Financial Times. She joined Bruegel as a visiting fellow in 2019.

She has also served as an expert adviser to a European Economic and Social Committee panel on taxation, is a regular conference speaker and moderator, and has provided editing and policy analysis to the European Commission, members of the European Parliament, and the African Development Bank. A US-Belgian dual citizen, she holds degrees from Duke University and from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

Disclosure of interests

Declaration of interests 2023

Declaration of interests 2020 - 2021

Declaration of interests 2019

 

Featured work

Opinion piece

Visible Democracy

The EU’s consensus-driven stumble toward choosing institutional leaders is more democratic than the alternatives.

Rebecca Christie
External publication

The Energy President

Since taking office, von der Leyen has frequently brought the continent together in the face of unprecedented challenges.

Rebecca Christie