Christian Odendahl

Christian Odendahl

Chief economist (Based in Berlin)
Areas of expertise 

Eurozone, ECB, Germany, fiscal and monetary policy, structural reforms, political economy of economic integration, international trade, financial regulation.

Video interview on 'Frozen: The politics and economics of sanctions against Russia'

16 March 2015
Ian Bond and Christian Odendahl discuss Western sanctions against Russia and the findings of their latest policy brief.

Why the United Kingdom should not leave the European Union

02 March 2015
With the prospect of a British in-or-out referendum by 2017 and the eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP) polling around 15%, the future membership of the UK in the European Union (EU) is in doubt. Exit supporters argue that Britain should be able to restrict immigration as it sees fit; spend...

Gebt Syriza eine Chance!

27 February 2015
Welche Reformen Griechenland wirklich braucht und warum (Tot-) Sparen nicht hilft

Οι μεταρρυθμίσεις θα κρίνουν τη διαπραγμάτευση με το Βερολίνο

28 January 2015
Με τη νέα ελληνική κυβέρνηση να προετοιμάζεται για τις διαπραγματεύσεις με την τρόικα, η θέση της Γερμανίας ιδίως έχει γίνει αντικείμενο συζήτησης τόσο στην Ελλάδα όσο και στις αγορές.

Understanding the German approach towards Greece

27 January 2015
With the new government in Greece preparing for the negotiations with the troika, the German position in particular has been a topic of debate, both in Greece and on markets.

Neue Ideen für die EZB

Neue Zürcher Zeitung
06 October 2014
Disput um Geldpolitik - Debatte