Andrea Leonard Palazzi

Research Associate, Economics Program

Andrea Leonard Palazzi is a research associate with the Economics Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, he supports research on geoeconomic issues, particularly on monetary policy, digital currencies, and international trade, with a transatlantic focus. He joined CSIS as an intern with the Scholl Chair in International Business. Previously, Palazzi was a graduate research fellow at the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria, where he worked on monetary policy topics in the economic research department. Palazzi received his master’s degree in European public policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and his bachelor’s degree in international affairs with a minor in legal studies from John Cabot University. He is a native Italian speaker who is fluent in English and has good working knowledge of French and Spanish.