Expert on the political economy of southern Europe
The eurozone crisis
The political economies of Italy, Portugal and Spain
Federico Santi is Senior Analyst, Europe, at the Eurasia Group, the pioneering geopolitical risk consultancy.
Federico focuses on Europe's southern periphery countries, with a particular emphasis on the political economy of the sovereign debt crisis, Eurozone economic governance, and European Central Bank policy.
Prior to working at Eurasia Group, Federico worked as a research assistant to an economist affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research. Earlier in his career, he worked at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the EU Delegation to the United States, and the US Senate.
Federico, who holds a master's degree in international affairs and economics from George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in political science and international affairs from the University of Bologna, is fluent in Italian and speaks conversational Spanish and French.