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Julian Callow

Julian Callow is a Managing Director and Chief European Economist for Barclays Capital.  Based in London, he manages a team of 11 economists responsible for analysing the European economy and monetary and fiscal policy. Mr. Callow has been consistently ranked within the top five of Institutional Investor surveys of European investors on an annual basis since 2000, coming third in the most recent 2008 European Fixed Income Survey. He has been a member of the ECB Shadow Council, an independent panel of economists convened by Handelsblatt that meets monthly to discuss ECB policy, since its formation in 2002.

Prior to working at Barclays Capital, Mr. Callow worked at Credit Suisse First Boston (1999-2003), where he was in charge of continental European economics and Co-Head of European Economics, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson (1992-1999), Chase Manhattan (1990-1992) and the Bank of England (1987-1990), where he was responsible for analysing the economies and financial systems of North America.
Mr. Callow graduated in 1987 from Oxford University with a First Class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

He is married with two children and his interests include music and tennis.

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In praise of German conservatism

Europe has been used to Germany providing a strong monetary anchor since the collapse of Bretton Woods, but Europe should also value the strength of the German fiscal anchor. By running a balanced budget at the peak of the economic cycle in 2007 (sustained also into 2008), Germany was well equipped to lay its fiscal […]

By: Julian Callow Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: June 24, 2010
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In praise of German conservatism

Europe has been used to Germany providing a strong monetary anchor since the collapse of Bretton Woods, but Europe should also value the strength of the German fiscal anchor. By running a balanced budget at the peak of the economic cycle in 2007 (sustained also into 2008), Germany was well equipped to lay its fiscal […]

By: Julian Callow Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: June 4, 2010