Daniel Gros is the Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. Originally from Germany, he attended university in Italy, where he obtained a /Laurea in Economia e Commercio/. He also studied in the United States, where he earned his M.A. and PhD (University of Chicago, 1984). He worked at the International Monetary Fund, in the European and Research Departments (1983-1986), then as an Economic Advisor to the Directorate General II of the European Commission (1988-1990). He has taught at the European College (Natolin) as well as at various universities across Europe, including the Catholic University of Leuven, the University of Frankfurt, the University of Basel, Bocconi University, the Kiel Institute of World Studies and the Central European University in Prague. He worked at CEPS from 1986 to 1988, and has worked there continuously since 1990. His current research concentrates on the impact of the euro on capital and labour markets, as well as on the international role of the euro, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. He also monitors the transition towards market economies and the process of enlargement of the EU towards the east (he advised the Commission and a number of governments on these issues). He was advisor to the European Parliament from 1998 to 2005, and member of the /Conseil Economique de la Nation/ (2003-2005); from 2001 to 2003, he was a member of the /Conseil d’Analyse Economique/ (advisory bodies to the French Prime Minister and Finance Minister). Since 2002, he has been a member of the Shadow Council organised by Handelsblatt; and since April 2005, he has been President of San Paolo IMI Asset Management. He is editor of /Economie Internationale/ and editor of /International Finance/. He has published widely in international academic and policy-oriented journals, and has authored numerous monographs and four books.
Articles by Daniel Gros:
EZ fiscal shock absorber: Lessons from insurance economics
19 March 2014, 8154 reads
Why does capital flow from poor to rich countries?
26 August 2013, 28241 reads
EZ banking union with a sovereign virus
14 June 2013, 16211 reads
Augmented inflation targeting: Le roi est mort, vive le roi
17 April 2013, 16246 reads
Banking union: If Ireland were Nevada
27 November 2012, 15067 reads
The Single European Market in banking in decline – ECB to the rescue?
16 October 2012, 4171 reads
An overlooked currency war in Europe
11 October 2012, 18644 reads
The case for euro deposit insurance
24 September 2012, 11465 reads
A German Sovereign Wealth Fund to save the euro
28 August 2012, 8652 reads
Austerity is unavoidable after a bout of profligacy
19 July 2012, 23011 reads
EZ Banking Union: Who pays for past mistakes?
7 July 2012, 10453 reads
Banking union instead of Eurobonds – disentangling sovereign and banking crises
24 June 2012, 15996 reads
Why an ESM programme could be a kiss of death: Recovery values and subordination
22 June 2012, 9718 reads
Cleaning up the mess: Bank resolution in a systemic crisis
6 June 2012, 16915 reads
The fiscal economics of a Greek exit
29 May 2012, 15896 reads
What's wrong with Spain?
15 April 2012, 31196 reads
Can Italy survive the financial storm?
19 December 2011, 13254 reads
Can austerity be self-defeating?
29 November 2011, 16007 reads
What is holding Italy back?
9 November 2011, 23459 reads
An EU Summit mis-think: The pitfalls in official first-loss bond insurance
27 October 2011, 25020 reads
Eurobonds are the wrong solution
24 August 2011, 29969 reads
The Eurozone crisis: only the unlimited firepower of the ECB will stop market panic
12 August 2011, 7608 reads
August 2011: The euro crisis reaches the core
11 August 2011, 17509 reads
Privatisation is no salvation
22 June 2011, 10189 reads
External versus domestic debt in the euro crisis
24 May 2011, 23411 reads
Pact for the euro: Tough talk, soft conditions?
14 March 2011, 14763 reads
Debt reduction without default?
11 February 2011, 18102 reads
Eurozone crises left to fester
21 December 2010, 12191 reads
A new deal for Eurozone growth and stability: An open letter to the President of the European Council
7 December 2010, 16145 reads
Big bang or endless crisis? Arguments for a big-bang solution to Eurozone problems
5 December 2010, 16400 reads
Rescue-package debt seniority and the vicious cycle of rescues and emergencies
5 December 2010, 16337 reads
How to avoid trade war: A reciprocity requirement
8 October 2010, 19243 reads
Pull together or fall apart: can the Eurozone stand the stress?
2 July 2010, 7066 reads
New eBook: Completing the Eurozone rescue: What more needs to be done?
17 June 2010, 16666 reads
The long shadow of the fall of the wall
17 June 2010, 8731 reads
European Stabilisation Mechanism: What more needs to be done
11 May 2010, 14481 reads
The European experience with large fiscal adjustments
28 April 2010, 17541 reads
Is Greece different? Adjustment difficulties in southern Europe
22 April 2010, 26334 reads
Towards a European Monetary Fund
15 March 2010, 17663 reads
Too interconnected to fail = too big to fail?
26 January 2010, 16497 reads
Why the EU needs a border tax on carbon
9 December 2009, 10972 reads
Why a cap-and-trade system can be bad for your health
5 December 2009, 13720 reads
The crisis and citizens’ trust in central banks
10 September 2009, 13824 reads
Simple explanations for global financial instability
13 August 2009, 37461 reads
Global imbalances and the accumulation of risk
11 June 2009, 12045 reads
Lessons from banking profits in the Great Depression
1 May 2009, 19438 reads
Reforming global governance: How to make the IMF more independent
1 April 2009, 34652 reads
Saving Eastern Europe before the contagion starts
25 February 2009, 22306 reads
“Bad banks” must be big and mandatory
5 February 2009, 20382 reads
Fiscal policy and the credit crunch: What will work?
21 December 2008, 13095 reads
A call for a European Financial Stability Fund
30 October 2008, 12534 reads
Europe’s plan and inter-bank paralysis: Can Europe take care of its own financial crisis?
12 October 2008, 7763 reads
How to save the European banking system
9 October 2008, 7787 reads
Open Letter to European leaders on Europe’s banking crisis: A call to action
1 October 2008, 84686 reads
Two steps the EU should take to protect Europe’s financial system
30 September 2008, 10300 reads
Valuing US mortgages assets: Help from logic and Black-Scholes
27 September 2008, 20255 reads
Mother of all bailouts and what it means for Europe
20 September 2008, 82851 reads
The Irish ‘no’ and the EU’s “nuclear” option
16 June 2008, 8623 reads
Watch the price of Carbon!
21 December 2007, 33532 reads
House price bubbles made in Europe
25 October 2007, 35479 reads
The new EU Treaty
21 October 2007, 35843 reads
EU Summit: a good deal?
25 June 2007, 7068 reads
A ‘Warsaw compromise’ on EU voting
20 June 2007, 9595 reads
Education strategies in Europe
26 January 2006, 8461 reads
- Secular stagnation: Facts, causes, and cures – a new Vox eBookTeulings, Baldwin
- Can large primary surpluses solve Europe’s debt problem?Eichengreen, Panizza
- The unrecognised benefits of grade inflationBoleslavsky, Cotton
- The US manufacturing base is surprisingly strongMoran, Oldenski
- Risk attitudes are context-specificLoomes, Pogrebna
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman