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Rolf Strauch

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Function/Position
Chief Economist and Management Board Member

Rolf Strauch is Chief Economist and Management Board Member at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), which he joined in July 2010. Mr Strauch is in charge of Economic and Market Analysis, Economic Risk Analysis, and Financial Sector and Market Analysis. He is responsible for economic and financial analysis and policies and the country monitoring work that the two rescue funds undertake. He represents the ESM and EFSF in the European fora and negotiates with Member States. Mr Strauch is also a member in advisory committees of several academic institutions.

Prior to this, Mr Strauch worked at the European Central Bank from 2000–2010 in the Directorate General Economics on fiscal, monetary, and structural policies. He also served previously as an economist at the Deutsche Bundesbank and as a researcher at both the University of Mannheim and the University of Bonn.

Mr Strauch holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bonn. He is a fellow at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) in Bonn.

He is the author of numerous articles, opeds, blogs posts and economic publications.

Speeches

My blog entries

Kalin Anev Janse, Rolf Strauch
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Kalin Anev Janse, Rolf Strauch
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Giulia Fusi , Dóra Siklós, Rolf Strauch
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Financial Sector and Market Analysis

Unlocking banks’ capacity to fund the recovery

How can we improve banking credit provision to finance the recovery and green transition