Federico Steinberg is Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and Lecturer in Political Economy at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Between 2002 and 2004, as a consultant, he was involved in a variety of development projects for the World Bank in Washington DC, Ghana and Bolivia, as well as at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General at the United Nation’s headquarters in New York. He also lectures regularly on a number of master´s degree courses at institutions including the IE Business School and ICADE. He is a frequent contributor to the Spanish and international media, and has been invited to deliver speeches in more than 10 countries.
Dr Steinberg is an expert in international political economy with a strong background in trade, finance, development and European economic and monetary union. He has widely researched and published in English and Spanish on topics such as the emergence of new economic powers, the dynamics of world trade, issues related to the global financial crisis and global economic governance, the eurozone crisis, and the geopolitics of international currencies.
He is the author of a number of publications, including How to Fix the Euro (with S Pickford and M Otero-Iglesias), Towards a Germanized Eurozone? Germany’s Trilemma and the EMU Regime after the Crisis(with M Vermeiren, Journal of Common Market Studies, 2015), Is the Dollar Becoming a Negotiated Currency? Evidence from the Emerging Markets(with M Otero-Iglesias, New Political Economy, 2013), Reframing the Euro vs Dollar Debate through the Perceptions of Financial Elites in Key Dollar-Holding Countries(with M Otero-Iglesias, Reviewof International Political Economy, 2013), El euro al rescate de Europa (Real Instituto Elcano and Marcial Pons, 2010).
Dr Steinberg has a PhD in Economics from the Autonomous University of Madrid, an MSc in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics and an MIA from Columbia University.