Chief Economist at the Centre for European Reform

Christian Odendahl is chief economist at the Centre for European Reform. He works on European monetary and fiscal policy, European integration and economic growth, financial markets and German politics. He is a regular commentator on economic issues in print and broadcast media, including the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Deutschlandfunk and the BBC. Prior to joining the ERC, Christian Odendahl worked as a senior economist at Roubini Global Economics in London on the eurozone, the ECB and Germany, and as a Marjorie Deane financial journalism fellow at The Economist. Christian holds a PhD in economics from Stockholm University, with chapters published in the European Economic Review and the European Journal of Political Economy.