Appointed in 2020, Lucrezia Reichlin is the current Chair of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).
She is Professor of Economics at the London Business School, non-executive director of AGEAS Insurance Group as well as Chairman & co-founder of Now-Casting Economics Ltd and a Trustee of IFRS. She is a columnist for the Italian national daily Il Corriere della Sera and a regular contributor of Project Syndicate.
Reichlin received a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University. From 2005 to 2008 she was the Director General of Research at the European Central Bank. From 2009 to 2018 she was non-executive director of UniCredit Banking Group and from 2016 to 2019 she was non-executive director of Eurobank Ergasias SA. From 2013 to 2016 she was Chair of the Scientific Council at the think-tank Bruegel. She is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the European Economic Association. She is on the advisory board of several research and policy institutions around the world.
Reichlin has been an active contributor to the life of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She was research director in 2011-2013, first Chairman of the CEPR Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee, co-founder and scientist in charge of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network, and she is now a trustee.
Reichlin has published numerous papers on econometrics and macroeconomics. She is an expert on forecasting, business cycle analysis and monetary policy. She pioneered now-casting in economics by developing econometrics methods capable of reading the real time data flow through the lenses of a formal econometric model. These methods are now widely used by central banks and private investors around the world.
Coronavirus Policy Work
|●||COVID-19: Europe needs a catastrophe relief plan|
|●||A proposal for a Covid Credit Line|
|●||Fault lines in fiscal-monetary policy coordination|
|●||COVID-19 economic crisis: Europe needs more than one instrument|
|●||Repair and reconstruct: A Recovery Initiative|
|●||Covid-19: Lessons From 2008|
|●||COVID-19 Is an Opportunity for Europe|
|●||What can the G20 do: COVID-19 and the financial systems. Click HERE to watch the video|