Alicia García-Herrero

Alicia García-Herrero

Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking, Bruegel and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Alicia García-Herrero is a senior fellow at the European think-tank Bruegel. She is also the chief economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, and a non-resident senior follow at the East Asian Institute (EAI) of the National University Singapore (NUS). Alicia is also adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Finally, she is a member of the Council of Advisors on Economic Affairs to the Spanish Government and an advisor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s research arm, the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR), among other advisory and academic positions. In previous years, Alicia held the following positions: chief economist for emerging markets at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), member of the Asian Research Program at the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), head of the International Economy Division of the Bank of Spain, member of the Counsel to the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, head of emerging economies at the Research Department of Banco Santander, and economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Alicia has maintained a part-time academic life throughout her career as visiting professor at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at John Hopkins University, at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, and Carlos III University in Madrid, among others. Alicia holds a PhD in economics from George Washington University and has published extensively in refereed journals and books (her publications can be found in ResearchGate, Google Scholar, SSRN or REPEC).

Alicia is also very active in international media (Bloomberg and CNBC among others) as well as social media. Alicia was included among the Top Voices in Economy and Finance by LinkedIn in 2017 and was ranked sixth on the Global Social Media 100 list by Refinitiv in 2020.

Articles by Alicia García-Herrero


With the Crisis in the Taiwan Strait, Globalization Takes Another Hit

Thursday, August 25, 2022

This could lead to a massive global economic shock and renewed inflationary pressures.


The Boom, Bust and Future of China's Real Estate Sector

Thursday, February 2, 2023

The lifting of restrictions on developers and the rebooting of the economy with the end of the zero-Covid strategy might revive the property sector


EU-China Relations Have Been – and Will Remain – a Rollercoaster

Thursday, April 27, 2023

The dip in the EU-China relationship has been due in large part to economic fundamentals and not just differences in values, with the downward trend likely to continue