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Oscar Guinea

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Oscar Guinea

Oscar Guinea is a Senior Economist at ECIPE.

Oscar previously worked as an Economic Adviser at the Scottish Government in the Office of the Chief Economic Adviser on topics ranging from monetary policy to the impact of Brexit and migration on the Scottish and UK economy. He led the macroeconomic modelling team working with Computable General Equilibrium Models. Prior to that, he worked for the European Commission as a national expert on energy poverty and the impact of price deregulation in retail energy markets. Oscar has experience appraising and assessing regulation as a government economist and private consultant.

He has published articles on regional integration and the impact of trade policy on consumers.

Oscar holds a MA in European Economics from the College of Europe and a MSc in Development Economics from the University of Sussex. He graduated in Economics from the University Autonoma of Madrid and was an international student in the University of Chile and the University of Macedonia.

  • ECIPE Policy Briefs

    EU and Mercosur in the Twenty-First Century: Taking Stock of the Economic and Cultural Ties

    By: Oscar Guinea Vanika Sharma 

    This policy brief examines the latest developments in the EU-Mercosur economic relationship and outlines the existing non-economic relationship in order to contextualise the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement and its potential for strengthening common bonds between both regions. Trade between the EU and Mercosur is significant, with both regions holding an important place as large markets for each other’s exports. Currently, trade between the two is dominated by...

  • ECIPE Policy Briefs

    China’s Public Procurement Protectionism and Europe’s Response: The Case of Medical Technology

    By: Fredrik Erixon Anna Guildea Oscar Guinea Philipp Lamprecht 

    This paper concerns China’s market for medical technologies and how the Chinese state is assisting its own companies to gain greater sales at the expense of producers from Europe and other advanced manufacturing economies. The medical technology sector captures a variety of products, services and solutions which are essential to the provision of healthcare to citizens. Examples range from fairly simple technologies such as sticking platers, to complex ones, such...

  • New Globalization

    Globalization Comes to the Rescue: How Dependency Makes Us More Resilient

    By: Oscar Guinea Florian Forsthuber 

    A new consensus is growing across the European Union – and other parts of the world too: that globalization has gone too far. The argument goes as follows: as an exchange for higher efficiency and lower prices, Europe has sacrificed its ability to take care of itself and protect its own citizens. The Covid-19 crisis has revealed how much Europe depends on the rest of the world for products like medical goods and medicines. Therefore, if Europe does not want to...

  • ECIPE Occasional Papers

    Learning to Love Trade Again

    By: Frank Lavin Oscar Guinea 

    We are at the moment, the first in seventy-five years, where there is no international consensus in support of trade. Indeed, trade is unloved, unsupported, and even unwanted. There is no shortage of topics in the rhetoric of trade complaints: from the rapid rise of China to Coronavirus as a metaphor for the evils of greater connectivity. Regardless of the validity of these complaints, none of them negate the central truth of trade: countries that engage in trade...

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