Senior European Economist, Executive Director
Goldman Sachs International
Filippo Taddei is senior economist for southern Europe (focusing on Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece) on the Europe Economics team at Goldman Sachs. Previously, he has been Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS and Director of the Bologna Institute for Policy and Research (BIPR) and the Master of Arts in Global Risk (MAGR). Dr Taddei has over 10-year policy experience as economic advisor and policymaker, with specific focus in the context of labor markets. From 2013 to 2017, he served as Economic and Labor Affairs Spokesperson of Partito Democratico (Italian Democratic Party) and a direct report to the Italian Prime Minister. In this capacity, Taddei was one of the main designers of the Italian labor market reform in 2014-15. Previously, he was a policy expert and consultant on labor market policies to the International Labour Organization (ILO), the European Commission, and several multinational companies. Taddei’s academic research focuses on macroeconomics, international finance and the relationship between the labor market and the pension system. For his research, he was awarded the Lamfalussy Fellowship by the European Central Bank and the Young Economist Award by the European Economic Association.
2005 Ph.D. in Economics with Distinction, Columbia University 2003 M.Phil. in Economics, Columbia University 2002 M.A. in Economics, Columbia University 2000 Laurea in Economics cum Laude, University of Bologna, Italy.