Matteo Giordano

Associate Researcher
Green Growth


Global Climate Forum e.V.
Neue Promenade 6
10178 Berlin, Germany

Short Profile:

Matteo is an economist and political economist, currently covering the position of Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Economics at SOAS University of London. He is also an Associate Research at the Global Climate Forum in Berlin, where he contributes to the project on the OBFA-TRANSFORM Project, and he is a member of the European Research Network on Economic and Social Policy (EReNSEP).

His main areas of interest are European Political Economy, Financialisation, Financial and Monetary Macroeconomics, International Economics, and History of Economic Thought. He is most fascinated by monetary system, especially monetary unions, of which I tend to focus on the Eurozone and the CFA Franc.

Matteo’s current projects include research on Monetary and Financial Subordination in the EMU, a modelling of financial Macro-Structures and Debt Management, and the assessment of the Global Financial Crisis and the Eurozone Crisis through changing financial architectures. I primarily work with financial and monetary time series and panel data, both in aggregated and disaggregated-micro level.

Recent publications include

  • Lapavitsas, C. and the EReNSEP Collective (2023). The State of Capitalism: Economy, Society, and Hegemony;
  • Murau, S. and Giordano, M. (2024). “Forging Monetary Unification through Novation: The TARGET System and the Politics of Central Banking in Europe”, Socio-Economic Review;
  • Giordano, M. and Lapavitsas, C. (2024). “Persistent Institutional Malfunctioning in the Eurozone”, The Japanese Political Economy.

Current Projects: OBFA-TRANSFORM