Areas of Expertise
Monetary and financial issues in emerging markets; Banking crises and resolution strategies; Financial development; Financial regulation; Trade and FDI trends in emerging economies; RMB internationalization; China outward foreign direct investment (OFDI)
Alicia García Herrero is the Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis. She also serves as Senior Fellow at the Brussels-based European think-tank BRUEGEL 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. Finally, Alicia 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 (HKIMR) among other advisory and teaching positions.
Alicia is very active in international media (BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC and CNN) as well as social media (LinkedIn and Twitter). As a recognition, Alicia was included in the TOP Voices in Economy and Finance by LinkedIn in 2017 and #6 Top Social Media Leader by Refinitiv in 2020.
In the Media
Selected Papers and Publications (full list here)
- Financial inclusion, rather than size, is the key to tackling income inequality, Singapore Economic Review, 0217-5908, 8 November 2017;
- China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Can Europe Expect Trade Gains? China&World Economy/84–99, Vol.25, No. 6, 2017;
- Do as I Do, and Also as I Say: Monetary Policy Impact on Brazil’s Financial Markets, Economía, Volume 17, Number 2, pp. 65-92, Spring 2017;
- Determinants of trade in parts and components: Latin America and East Asia. Journal of Chinese economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Vol. 9 Issue: 3, pp.245-252, 2016;
- Some International Policy Issues on China, China Economic Policy Review, Vol. 4, No. 1 1550001 (10 pages) 2015;
- Analyzing the impact of monetary policy on financial markets in Chile, Revista de Analisis Economico, Vol 32, No 1 2017;
- International Diversification Gains and Home Bias in Banking, Volume 37, Issue 7, Pages 2560-2571, July 2013;
- What Explains the Low Profitability of Chinese Banks? Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 33, Issue 11, Pages 2080-2092, November 2009;
- Does China Have an Impact on Foreign Direct Investment to Latin America? China Economic Review, Documentos de Trabajo N. º 0517, 2005;
- Balance Sheet Effects and the Country Risk Premium: An Empirical Investigation. Review of World Economics, Vol. 140, No. 4, pp. 592-612, 2004