Christian Kastrop

Fellow, Global Solutions Initiaitve


  • Former State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, Germany
  • Former Director, European Program, Bertelsmann Foundation
  • Former Director General, Department of Policy Studies, OECD
  • Former President, Economic Policy Committee (EPC), ECOFIN Ministers Council and Eurogroup, Brussels
  • Former Deputy Director General of Economics, European and International Department, German Federal Ministry of Finance


Policy Briefs

The Urban-Rural Divide and Regionally Inclusive Growth in the Digital Age

Christian Kastrop (Global Solutions Initiaitve), Dominic Ponattu (BertelsmannStiftung), Julia Schmidt (BertelsmannStiftung), Sylvia Schmidt (BertelsmannStiftung)

Resilience and Inclusive Growth

Chris Loewald (South African Reserve Bank), Kazumasa Iwata (Japan Center for Economic Research), Sébastien Jean (CEPII), Christian Kastrop (Global Solutions Initiaitve), Nicolas Véron (The Peterson Institute for International Economics)

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