Experts & Staff

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

  • Die Zeit

    03rd November, 2015

    Is Germany going to run up debts? Is a tax increase necessary? Limitations to the acceptance of refugees are oftentimes substantiated with financial arguments. However, Germany is more than capable to bear the expenses according to Sebastian Dullien.


    27th October, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien's interview on the crisis surrounding the refugee and asylum seeker crisis.


    20th October, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien on why Merkel has made certain decisions.

    BBC World Service

    29th September, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien on Angela Merkel's standing in the EU.  

    Zeit online

    07th September, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien comments on the recent publication by Jean-Claude Juncker (with Donald Tusk, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Mario Draghi, Martin Schulz) on a deeper integration of a European Economic- fiscal and financial union. 


    25th July, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien talks with Ulrich Timm on TTIP


    14th July, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien on Merkel's reluctance to take a lead and address popular opinion during the Greek bailout negotiation 


    13th July, 2015

    Sebastian Dullien on the latest deal struck between Greece and its creditors


    11th July, 2015

    According to Sebastian Dullien Germany's economy will benefit for labour migration due to the economic and financial crises in the eurozone. 


    10th July, 2015

    Contrasting with the experiences of Argentina, Sebastian Dullien examines what the consequences of an actual 'Grexit' may entail