Maurizio Michael Habib

Maurizio Michael Habib

International & European Relations


  • Senior Economist, International Policy Analysis Division

Fields of interest:

  • International macroeconomics and finance
  • Exchange rates and commodities
  • UK economy


  • PhD in Economics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 2002
  • MSc in Economics, Birkbeck College, London, 1999

Professional experience:

  • European Central Bank, 2004-present
  • European Commission, 2002-2004
Title Authors Where Date
Global Exchange Rate Configurations: Do Oil Shocks Matter? M.M. Habib, S. Bützer, L. Stracca IMF Economic Review 64, 3, 443-470, August 2016 --
Is There a Global Safe Haven? M.M. Habib, L. Stracca International Finance 18, 3, 281–298, Winter 2015 --
Getting Beyond Carry Trade: What Makes a Safe Haven Currency? M.M. Habib, L. Stracca Journal of International Economics 87, 1, 50-64, May 2012 --
Foreign-currency Bonds: Currency Choice and the Role of Uncovered and Covered Interest Parity M.M. Habib, M. Joy Applied Financial Economics 20, 8, 601-626, April 2010 --
Euroizzazione in Europa centrale ed orientale M.M. Habib Moneta unica europea: crescita e finanza, M. De Cecco e G. Garofalo (eds.), Donzelli editore, 2002 --