Ignazio Angeloni

Ignazio Angeloni is a Senior Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE and part-time professor at the Robert Schuman Center of the European University Institute in Florence. From 2014 to 2019, he was a member of the supervisory board of the European Central Bank (ECB). In 2012 and 2013, as the ECB's Head of Financial Stability, he coordinated the preparations for establishing the Single Supervisory Mechanism.

In his earlier career, he held positions at Italy’s Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Italy, and the International Monetary Fund. Angeloni holds an undergraduate degree from Bocconi and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has published in the areas of economics, finance, banking, and European integration in leading academic journals. Read more about him on his personal webpage.

SAFE publications

Policy Publications

Germany’s “double ka-boom” on energy is open to criticism, but appropriate
SAFE Finance Blog, November 2022

Designing a rational sanctioning strategy
Policy Letter, Februar 2022

Italy’s government faces big hurdles after botched presidential election
SAFE Finance Blog, February 2022

Three ways to fix European Banking Union
SAFE Finance Blog, September 2021

The ECB's new monetary policy strategy leaves more questions unanswered than it resolves
SAFE Finance Blog, July 2021

BaFin’s reform is a first step to redraw Europe’s financial landscape
SAFE Finance Blog, April 2021

Sailing out of the Covid crisis with the ECB’s compass
SAFE Finance Blog, March 2021

A European banking charter can make the banking union work
SAFE Finance Blog, December 2020

The ECB strategy review – walking a narrow path
SAFE Finance Blog, December 2020

Some unwanted consequences of a digital euro
SAFE Finance Blog, December 2020

Joe Biden’s multiple economic challenges
SAFE Finance Blog, November  2020

Wirecard scandal raises need for common EU market rules
SAFE Finance Blog, July 2020

The German court ruling may strengthen the ECB policies,
SAFE Finance Blog, May 2020

European bank regulators are not yet doing what it takes ,
SAFE Finance Blog, April 2020

Should votes in the ECB Governing Council be disclosed?,
SAFE Finance Blog, 2020

Time to address the shortcomings of the banking union,
Policy Letter, 2020

Last-mile hurdles in the reform of the ESM,
SAFE Finance Blog, 2019

SAFE Research

The Geography of Banks in the United States (1990-2020), SAFE Working Paper, 2021

Monetary Policy and Risk Taking, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2015

Input-Output-Based Measures of Systemic Importance, Quantitative Finance, 2015

Exit Strategies, European Economic Review, 2014