Profile

I am the Portuguese Council Chaired Professor of European Studies and Professor of Economics at INSEAD, a business school with campuses in Singapore and Fontainebleau (France), a Senior Policy Scholar at the Center for Business and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business (Georgetown University, USA),a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (London, UK) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER, Singapore).

I have also worked as an external consultant for major international organizations (IMF, World Bank, OECD, European Commission) as well as central banks (US Federal Reserve) and governments (UK government around entry decision in EMU). I regularly provide commentary for the press and other media and I have collected links to some recent interviews in the Press section of this site.

My research interests are in the area of macroeconomics with a focus on understanding business cycles, the role of fiscal policy and the connections between volatility and growth. Some of my recent work is focused on the understanding of the impact of technological changes on financial markets and the potential role of digital forms of money. I lead a research and policy network at CEPR on Fintech and Digital Currencies.

Electronic copies of some of my research papers can be downloaded in the Research section of this site.

At INSEAD I regularly teach a required course in the INSEAD MBA programme (Macroeconomics in the Global Economy) as well as different modules on macroeconomic trends, financial markets and exchange rates in Executive Education programs.

I like to share my views on current economic trends by posting easy-to-read articles on my blog and via links in my Twitter account.

You can contact me by email (antonio.fatas@insead.edu). If you want more details about my profile you can download a full cv or visit my Google Scholar page.