Alessio Terzi

Economist | Author | Lecturer


Alessio Terzi is an economist working at the intersection of academia, policy and think-tanks. He is the author of Growth for Good (Harvard University Press): a Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year, and a Financial Times summer reading favourite. 

He is an Economist at DG ECFIN of the European Commission, where he works on competitiveness, industrial policy, and the macroeconomics of the European Green Deal. Alessio is a Lecturer in Public Policy at Cambridge University, and an Adjunct Professor in Economics at Sciences Po and at HEC Paris. Prior to this, he was Affiliate Fellow at Bruegel, the leading European economics think-tank, and Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School

He also has work experience from the European Central Bank's EU institutions division and in sovereign risk analysis from BMI Research (Fitch Ratings).

Alessio obtained a PhD from the Hertie School with a thesis on economic growth, under the supervision of Henrik Enderlein, Dani Rodrik, and Jean Pisani-Ferry. He holds an MPA in economic policy from the London School of Economics, and a BSc in international economics from Bocconi University

His policy work and commentaries have been featured in leading media outlets including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World News, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Tagesschau, Corriere della Sera, RAI, Project Syndicate, Foreign Policy, VoxEU, Les Echos, France Culture, and Arte.

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NEW ProSyn!

Degrowth Is a Dead End

NEW Book chapter!

Integrating traditional practices and modern technology for the green transition: an economic and policy perspective

NEW Paper!

The Green Industrial Revolution: Lessons from the History of Past Energy Transitions