Andrea Leonard Palazzi

Research Associate, Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics

Andrea Leonard Palazzi is a research associate with the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). His research focuses on U.S.-China economic competition and interdependence, sanctions, monetary and industrial policy, and currencies. Prior to joining CSIS, he was a graduate research fellow at the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria, where he worked on monetary policy in the economic research department. Palazzi received his MA in European public policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and his BA, magna cum laude, in international affairs with a minor in legal studies from John Cabot University. He has studied and worked in Europe and Africa and speaks fluent Italian and conversational French and Spanish.