Aitor Erce works as an independent research advisor for the European Investment Bank and is currently a visiting fellow at LUISS. Previously, Aitor worked for six years as principal economist at the European Stability Mechanism, where he managed the ESM's Working Paper Series, and seven years as research economist at the Bank of Spain's Directorate of International Affairs.
Aitor has been involved in the evaluation and design of international financial policies related to sovereign debt restructuring and official lending programmes. He also contributed to the development of tools for debt sustainability analysis and for detecting risks to market access.
Aitor’s research in international finance and fiscal policy has been published in journals like Journal of Monetary Economics or Journal of International Money and Finance. The policy-oriented side of his work has been published in journals such as Governance or Capital Markets Law Journal. Aitor is an associate researcher with the Dallas Fed’s Globalisation and Monetary Policy Institute and with Warwick University’s IMF Research Network.