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Katrin Assenmacher

Head of Monetary Policy Strategy Division, European Central Bank

Katrin Assenmacher is Head of the Monetary Policy Strategy Division at the European Central Bank (ECB) since 2016. From 2010 to 2016 she led the Monetary Policy Analysis Unit at the Swiss National Bank (SNB). She holds a Doctorate and a Diploma in economics from the University of Bonn, where she also received her Habilitation. Katrin was a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Atlanta, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank and the universities of Copenhagen and Southern California. During her tenure at the SNB she lectured courses on monetary policy and macroeconomics at the universities of Zurich and Bern.