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Tobias Tesche is a graduate programme participant at the European Central Bank. He previously worked as a bank resolution expert at the Single Resolution Board and as a policy officer in the Secretariat-General of the European Commission. He holds a PhD in Political Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence and was a postdoctoral research fellow in Political Economy at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on EMU governance, the European Central Bank, banking supervision and resolution, the politics of banking union, CBDCs and the digital euro, the political economy of fiscal councils and macroeconomic indicators. His academic peer-reviewed articles have been published in the JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, New Political Economy, Governance, the Journal of Economic Policy Reform, the Journal of European Integration, the Journal of Contemporary European Research and the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.  

He received a diploma in International Economics from Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, an MA in International Affairs from the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC and a Master of Research in Political Science from the EUI. He was an exchange student at the Marmara University in Istanbul and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He served as an intern to the European Union Delegation to the USA in Washington, DC and to the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York. From 2013 to 2014, he was a trainee in the EU Institutions & Fora Division in the Directorate-General International and European Relations at the ECB.