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Sebastian Dullien

Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: English and German
Areas of Expertise: European integration, Financial market regulation

Sebastian Dullien is a senior policy fellow at ECFR.

He is a professor of International Economics at HTW Berlin, the University of Applied Sciences. His research focuses on European integration, international macroeconomics, and financial market regulation.

He has worked as a consultant and expert for many different political foundations and different sub-organisations of the United Nations, and he has testified in front of different committees of the German Bundestag and the European Parliament.

From 2000 to 2007 Sebastian worked as a journalist for Financial Times Deutschland, the German-language edition of the FT. He first worked as a leader writer and then moved to the Economics desk. From 2002 to 2007 he was responsible for the paper’s coverage of the global, European, and German business cycles as well as developments in German academic economics.

Sebastian writes a monthly column in the German magazine, Capital and is a regular contributor to Spiegel Online. He writes occasional op-eds for a number of other German publications.

His recent book, Decent Capitalism (co-authored with Hansjörg Herr and Christian Kellermann, 2011), provides a blueprint for a better-regulated and more stable capitalism after the crisis. An earlier German version (Der gute Kapitalismus) has been widely discussed in Germany.

Latest from Sebastian Dullien

Is the German elite miscalculating the fallout from Grexit? (Commentary)

by Sebastian Dullien - 07th May, 2015

The drop-out of the small member states has all but lost its capacity to frighten.

Note from Berlin: The Greek compromise (Commentary)

by Sebastian Dullien - 25th February, 2015

To applause back home, Germany succeeded in conceding little to Greece – but the result might be future chaos.

Why we favour ditching investment protection in TTIP (Commentary)

by Sebastian Dullien - 11th February, 2015

ISDS measures could sink TTIP and their benefits are insufficient to warrant the risk – so free-traders should advocate dropping them from negotiations.


A Fresh Start for TTIP (Podcast)

03rd February, 2015

Sebastian Dullien, Senior Policy Fellow beim European Council on Foreign Relations und Co-Autor der Publikation “A Fresh Start for TTIP” analysiert die Vor- und Nachteile des möglichen Handelsabkommens zwischen Europa und den USA.

Cover: A Fresh Start for TTIP

A Fresh Start for TTIP

by Sebastian Dullien, Adriana Garcia, Josef Janning - 02nd February, 2015

Given public opposition, the EU should make a fresh start in winning support for TTIP.

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How Berlin contributed to Tsipras’s victory (Commentary)

by Sebastian Dullien - 28th January, 2015

Germany should have offered debt relief to Greece when it had the chance, and the consequences of its mistake could be serious for Europe.

Will Scotland join the euro? (Commentary)

by Sebastian Dullien - 11th September, 2014

Scotland’s new currency regime options all present difficulties, but euro membership might be the most attractive choice.

Cover: How to complete Europe’s banking union

How to complete Europe’s banking union

by Sebastian Dullien - 02nd July, 2014

Landmark in European integration needs reforms

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