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Gabriel Stein

Associate Lecturer of EU studies

Gabriel Stein



Gabriel Stein is an independent macroeconomic commentator and forecaster. In 1980, he graduated from Stockholm School of Economics. In 1981 he worked at the Israeli Ministry of Finance international relations department. From 1982 to 1990 he ran Stein Brothers, a public affairs and economics research consultancy, first in Stockholm and (from 1990) in London. 

From 1991 to 2012 he was chief international economist of Lombard Street Research where he helped set up the company's world service. During this time, he wrote and commented on all major world economies. From 2012 to 2014 he ran his own macroeconomic forecasting consultancy, Stein Brothers (UK). In 2014, Stein Brothers (UK) was acquired by Oxford Economics, and he became their Director, Asset Management Services. From October 2016 to August 2017, he was Managing Director, Developed Markets Research at 4Cast RGE.

He is a senior fellow of the Adam Smith Institute. From 2013 to 2016 he was visiting professor in the Department of Economics at Royal Holloway University of London; and from 2013 to 2016 he was senior non-resident fellow at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University, Beijing. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Institute of International Monetary Research; of the Euromoney Data Advisory Board; and a non-staff Economic Advisor to the Bank of Mongolia Education, Research and Training Institute ERTIM.

Gabriel has guest lectured at the University of Buckingham; Cardiff Business School; the University of Osnabrück; The University of Warwick Summer School; the National University of Mongolia Business School, the University of Nottingham Ningbo; Xiamen University; and regularly to graduate students from the University of Colorado Business School In 2019 he was appointed Associate Lecturer at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, where he teaches a course on the EU. He regularly appears on television and at conferences.

Gabriel has an MA in military history from Buckingham University and has published three historical novels (An English Revenge, An English King and An English Succession) and a non-fiction book on Sweden and the Crimean War (King Oscar’s Gamble).

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