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Dr. Sebastian SCHICH Principal Economist, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD


 Sebastian Schich is currently a Principal Economist at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), working in the Financial Affairs Division of the Directorate of Corporate and Financial Affairs. He serves the OECD s Financial Markets Committee and its Insurance and Private Pensions Committee, and represents the organisation in various forums outside the OECD such as the Vulnerabilities Group of the Financial Stability Forum (FSF). Sebastian Schich is also involved in the so-called enhanced engagement process of the OECD with non-member countries, and in this context has worked on the financial systems in China and India.
 Previously, he worked in the Economics Department of the OECD, the Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Bank. While preparing his PhD in Economics within the European Doctoral Programme in Quantitative Economics (completed at the London School of Economics), he worked for the United Nations.
 Sebastian Schich has published articles in the areas of international capital mobility, monetary policy indicators, monetary integration, and the linkages between finance and growth in refereed academic journals, including the Review of Economic Statistics and Journal of International Money and Finance.


"International capital mobility: What do national saving-investment dynamics tell us?", Journal of International Money and Finance, April 2008;  Large-scale disasters and the insurance industry , Insurance and Risk Management, vol. 76(1), April 2008;  European stock market dependencies when
price changes are unusually large , Applied Financial Economics, 2004, 14.;  How stable is the predictive power of the yield curve? Evidence from Germany and the United States , The Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2003.


Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholarship (awarded by the British Council) for PhD studies at London School of Economics.