Guntram Wolff is Director of Bruegel. His research focuses on the European economy and governance, on fiscal and monetary policy and global finance. He regularly testifies to the European Finance Ministers' ECOFIN meeting, the European Parliament, the German Parliament (Bundestag) and the French Parliament (Assemblée Nationale). From 2012-2016, he was a member of the French prime minister's Conseil d'Analyse Economique.
Guntram Wolff is also a member of the Solvay Brussels School's international advisory board of the Brussels Free University. He joined Bruegel from the European Commission, where he worked on the macroeconomics of the euro area and the reform of euro area governance. Prior to joining the Commission, he was coordinating the research team on fiscal policy at Deutsche Bundesbank. He also worked as an adviser to the International Monetary Fund.
He holds a PhD. from the University of Bonn; he studied economics at the Universities of Bonn, Toulouse, Pittsburgh and Passau, and he taught economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He published a number of articles in various acclaimed economic journals.
Latest publications include: The implications of no-deal Brexit: is the European Union prepared?, The economic potential and risks of crypto assets: is a regulatory framework needed? And How to provide liquidity to banks after resolution in Europe’s Banking Union.