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Dr. Barbara KAUFFMANN Head of Unit, Coordination of country-specific policy surveillance, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Brussels

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1982 BA, University of Heidelberg
1983 MA (Economics), University Florida
1987 Ph.D., University Florida
1987-1990 Institute of World Economics, Kiel
1990-1991 German Ministry of Finance, Bonn
since 1991 DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Brussels
1999-2004 Head of Unit Western Balkans, Mediterranean, Development Issues, Brussels
2004-2013 Head of Unit France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Hungary, Brussels
since 2013 Head of Unit Coordination Multilateral Surveillance, Brussels
since 1991 DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Brussels

Publications

"Trading Behavior in the Foreign Exchange Market". Doctoral dissertation, University of Florida, 1987, presented at the European Meeting of the Econometric Society in Copenhagen.
 Die amerikanischen Defizite im Kreuzfeuer der Kritik  Ursachen, Wirkungen, Lösungen. Kieler Diskussionsbeitrag. Kiel, Feb. 1989; co-author: J. Scheide.
"Microeconomic Aspects of Saving" published in World Savings, Arnold Heertje, ed. 1993.
"Responses to the challenges of globalisation", European Economy, European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, Special report No 1/2002, co-authors: Baras et al.

Awards

Fulbright Grant
Lanzilotti Award for best 2nd year research paper
Quadrille Ball Scholarschip