Areas of Expertise

  • Transatlantic relations and international order
  • International trade and financial and monetary relations
  • Geo-economics
  • US foreign policy and foreign economic policy
  • Sino-US economic relations

Short Bio

Dr. Markus Jaeger is a research fellow at DGAP and an adjunct professor at Columbia University.

Prior to joining DGAP, Jaeger was a director at Deutsche Bank Research in New York, where he was responsible for the analysis of US economic  and financial markets. Previously, he held a variety of research and advisory roles with Deutsche Bank in London and New York, covering global economics and emerging markets as well as country risk and geopolitics.

Jaeger has been a visiting scholar at the European University Institute in Italy and a visiting fellow at Casa das Garças in Brazil. He studied at Heidelberg University and Sciences Po and holds a master’s degree and doctorate from the London School of Economics.


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[Last updated: January 2023]

Dr. Markus Jaeger


In the media


The Case for an EU-US Economic Security Alliance

Despite much goodwill on both sides, trade and economic relations between the United States and Europe have remained strained. Working together to collectively improve transatlantic geoeconomic security would offer a way forward.

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