Marco Annunziata

marco_annunziata120x120Marco Annunziata is the Chief Economist of General Electric Co. He leads global economic, financial and market analysis in support of GE’s business strategy. He is a member of the European Central Bank’s Shadow Council.
Marco’s book The Economics of the Financial Crisis, published by Palgrave MacMillan, applies the tools of economics to the ongoing global economic and financial turmoil. It assesses the global response to the crisis, dissects the inconsistencies that brought the Eurozone close to breaking point, critiques our tendency to identify scapegoats and the dangerous temptation of looking for answers in morality and religion rather than incentive theory, and shows how today’s solutions might be sowing the seeds of tomorrow’s crises.
Since joining GE, Marco has devoted particular attention to innovation and technology and their economic impact, and has co-authored two papers on the Industrial Internet.
Before joining GE in January 2011, Marco has been Chief Economist of Unicredit, Chief EEMEA Economist at Deutsche Bank, and spent six years at the International Monetary Fund, covering both emerging and advanced economies. Marco holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University and a BA in Economics from the University of Bologna.