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Livia Chiţu

International & European Relations

Division

International Policy Analysis

Current Position

Economist

Fields of interest

International Economics

Email

livia.chitu@ecb.int

Biography

Education
2013-2016

PhD in Economics, Paris School of Economics - Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, France

2005-2006

Masters degree M2 in Economics Banking and Finance, University of Toulouse, France

2004-2005

BA in Economics, University of Orléans, France

2001-2005

BA in Economics, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania

Professional experience
2017-

Economist, International Policy Analysis Division, Directorate General International and European Relations, European Central Bank

2012-2017

Economist, International Relations and Cooperation Division, Directorate General International and European Relations , European Central Bank

2007-2012

Research Analyst, EU Neighbouring Region Division, Directorate General International and European Relations, European Central Bank

2006-2007

Research Analyst, EU Countries Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2006

Trainee, Directorate General Payment Systems and Market Infrastructure, European Central Bank

2005

Trainee, HVB Bank - UniCredit Tiriac Bank, Bucharest, Romania

2004

Trainee, BRD Société Générale Bank, Bucharest, Romania

Awards
2017

Washington Post Top 10 best work on global political economy for the paper "Mars or Mercury?The Geopolitics of International Currency Choice”, joint with B. Eichengreen and A. Mehl

2012

CFA Romania Award (Macroeconomics section) for the paper “Was unofficial dollarisation/euroisation an amplifier of the ‘Great Recession’ of 2009-07 in emerging economies?”

2005

French Government Scholarship funding Master studies in Toulouse

2003

First National Prize at the International French for Business Contest “Le Mot d’Or”

External publications
2020
The World Economy
Mars or Mercury Redux: The Geopolitics of Bilateral Trade Agreements
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2019
Economic Policy
Mars or Mercury? The Geopolitics of International Currency Choice
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2016
IMF Economic Review
Stability or upheaval? The currency composition of international reserves in the long run
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Chiţu
  • L. and Mehl
  • A.
2016
Canadian Journal of Economics
Network effects, homogeneous goods and international currency choice: New evidence on oil markets from an older era
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Chiţu
  • L. and Mehl
  • A.
2015
Journal of Economic History
Mutual assistance between Federal Reserve Banks, 1913-1960 as prolegomena to the TARGET2 debate
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A.
  • Chiţu
  • L. and Richardson
  • G.
2014
Journal of International Money and Finance
History, gravity and international finance
  • Chiţu
  • L.
  • Eichengreen
  • B. and Mehl
  • A.
2014
Journal of Development Economics
When did the dollar overtake sterling as the leading international currency? Evidence from the bonds markets
  • Chiţu
  • L.
  • Eichengreen
  • B. and Mehl
  • A.
2013
Comparative Economic Studies
Was unofficial dollarisation/euroisation an amplifier of the ‘Great Recession’ of 2009-07 in emerging economies?
  • Livia Chiţu
2017
Princeton University Press, Book (English version, 1st edition)
How Global Currencies Work: Past, Present, and Future
  • Barry Eichengreen
  • Arnaud Mehl and Livia Chiţu
2006
Teora, Romania
French for economists (Book)
  • Corina Cilian-Lascu
  • Alexandra Coiculescu
  • Livia Chiţu and Otilia Fagurel
2019
International Role of the Euro Report - Box
Currency swap lines and international currency status
  • Livia Chiţu
2019
VoxEU article
Mars or Mercury redux: The geopolitics of bilateral trade agreements
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2018
VoxEU article
The geopolitics of international currency choice
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2017
NBER Woking Paper, No. 24145
Mars or Mercury? The geopolitics of international currency choice
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2016
ECB Working Paper, No. 1880, January 2016
Reserve accumulation, moral hazard and inflation – Evidence from a natural experiment
  • Livia Chiţu
2014
NBER Working Papers 20267, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Mutual Assistance between Federal Reserve Banks, 1913-1960 as Prolegomena to the TARGET2 Debate
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A.
  • Chiţu
  • L. and Richardson
  • G.
2014
Globalization Institute Working Papers 201, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Stability or upheaval? The currency composition of international reserves in the long run
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Chiţu
  • L. and Mehl
  • A.
2014
VoxEU article
One or multiple international currencies? Evidence from the history of the oil market
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2014
VoxEU article
The TARGET2 controversy: Old wine in a new bottle?
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2013
NBER Working Papers 18697, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
History, Gravity and International Finance
  • Chiţu
  • L.
  • Eichengreen
  • B. and Mehl
  • A.
2012
NBER Working Papers 18097, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
When did the dollar overtake sterling as the leading international currency? Evidence from the bond markets
  • Chiţu
  • L.
  • Eichengreen
  • B. and Mehl
  • A.
2012
VoxEU article
History, gravity, and international finance
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.
2012
VoxEU article
When did the dollar overtake sterling as the leading international currency? Evidence from the bond markets
  • Eichengreen
  • B.
  • Mehl
  • A. and Chiţu
  • L.