Professor Iain Begg is a Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute at LSE.
Areas of expertise
- Economic policy in Europe
- The governance of the euro
- Consequences of Brexit
- UK-EU economic relations
- EU budget and finances
- Challenges facing monetary policy in Europe
- Fiscal frameworks
- The development of 'social Europe'
Iain Begg is a Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science. He is an economist and his main research work is on the political economy of European integration and EU economic governance. He has directed and participated in a series of projects on different facets of EU policy, including work on EU and national fiscal frameworks and the EU budget.
He has undertaken a number of advisory roles, and has acted as an expert witness or specialist adviser on EU issues for the House of Commons Treasury Committee, the House of Lords European Communities Committee, and the European Parliament. He is currently a member of the Research Review Group of the International Labour Office (Geneva).
Iain Begg has broad experience as a speaker to a wide range of audiences, including business groups, visiting delegations, public institutions and academic conferences, and has given many keynote talks. Most of his speaking engagements have been to English speaking audiences, but he is fluent in French and has given occasional talks in that language. He is frequently solicited by international media, both broadcast and print, and is interviewed several times a month.