Deputy Director for Country Economics and Policy, Department of Economics, Policy and Governance, EBRD
Dr Peter Sanfey is Deputy Director for Country Economics and Policy within the Economics, Policy and Governance Department at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London. Between 2017 and 2020 he was also a Senior Visiting Fellow at the LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe group within the European Institute, London School of Economics. He holds a BA in Economics from Trinity College Dublin and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. He was a lecturer in economics at the University of Kent at Canterbury prior to joining the EBRD. Dr Sanfey has published widely in academic journals and edited volumes on various topics, mainly covering transition economics, macroeconomics, labour economics, and subjective measures of well-being. For more than two decades he has been analysing economic developments and reform challenges in south-eastern Europe. He has co-authored numerous books, journal articles and book chapters on this region, including: In Search of the Balkan Recovery (with Christopher Cviić), Oxford University Press, 2010, Economic and Policy Foundations for Growth in South East Europe (with Adam Bennett, Russell Kincaid and Max Watson), Palgrave MacMillan, 2015, and The Western Balkans in Transition: Diagnosing the Constraints on the Path to a Sustainable Market Economy (with Jakov Milatović), EBRD, 2018.