Fredrik Erixon

Director, European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE)

Fredrik Erixon is a Swedish Economist and Writer. He is the Director of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), a world-economy think tank based in Brussels he co-founded in 2006 together with Professor Razeen Sally. Fredrik Erixon is the author of several books and studies in the fields of international economics, economic policy, and regulatory affairs (welfare reforms, healthcare competition policy, et cetera). Prior to starting ECIPE, Erixon was an Adviser to the British government and the Chief Economist of Timbro, a Swedish think tank. He started his career as an economist in the Prime Minister's Office in Sweden and has later worked as an economist at the World Bank and for JP Morgan as an emerging market analyst. Erixon was educated at the University of Oxford, London School of Economics and Uppsala University.

Bridges news

16 December 2009
Dans sa directive sur les énergies renouvelables adoptée plus tôt cette année, l'Union Européenne semble de plus en plus inscrire sa politique relative aux biocarburants sur la route du protectionnisme. L'ambition environnementale affichée de substituer les énergies fossiles par des biocarburants...
15 December 2009
In its Renewable Energy Directive, adopted earlier this year, the European Union has ushered its biofuels policy farther in the direction of protectionism. The professed environmental ambition to substitute fossil fuels with biofuels is warranted, but the design of Europe's biofuels policy and the...