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Dr. Jens Bastian

Research Division:

Turkey/CATS Visiting Fellow

Areas of Expertise


Economy, Trade, China, New Silk Road, Southeast Europe, Western Balkans, Greece, Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Economy, European External Economic Policy

Short Curriculum vitae

10/2013 - 06/2022 Independent Economic and Financial Consultant, Macropolis, Athens, Greece

09/2011 - 09/2013 Member of the Task Force for Greece of the European Commission DG ECFIN

09/2010 - 09/2011 St. Antony's College, European Studies Centre, Alpha Bank Fellow, Oxford, U.K.

07/2005 - 12/2008 Member of the European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR) of the Western Balkans, Lead Economist, Institution Building, Thessaloniki, Greece

09/1998 - 06/2005 Alpha Bank, Athens, Greece, Private Banking South East Europe

09/1994 - 08/1998 London School of Economics, DAAD Lecturer in the Political Economy of Transition in Eastern Europe


SWP Publications

External publications