Matthew Melchiorre was the 2012-2013 Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellow at CEI, where he studies and comments on European economic affairs. He is also a regular contributor to OpenMarket.org.
Melchiorre’s research focuses on quantitative analysis of political and economic issues and trends within Europe, the Euro Area, and the individual European economies. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, USA TODAY, Forbes, City AM, EU Observer, National Review, and elsewhere. He has appeared on prime time Al Jazeera Fox News, and Russia Today television, and on CBS Talk Radio and in the European and American press media.
He is the primary co-author of "The Unintended Consequences of Italy's Labor Laws: How Extensive Labour Regulation Distorts the Italian Economy", which was published in the spring 2013 issue of Economic Affairs, a peer-reviewed economic journal.
Melchiorre has both worked and studied in Italy. He holds a Master of Arts in International Economics and International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Dickinson College, where he studied political science and economics. Prior to coming to CEI as the Warren Brookes Fellow, he worked in the emergency medical services for six years.
Op-Eds & Articles
EU ObserverJune 3, 2014
http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2014/01/16/the_line_to_get_into_club_euro_is_growing_100844.htmlJanuary 16, 2014
http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2013/10/03/selfishness-on-the-part-of-obama-and-the-democrats-gives-us-the-shutdown/#0a97e3October 2, 2013
http://reason.com/blog/2013/06/27/in-europe-cutting-taxes-and-spending-leaJune 27, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/billfrezza/2013/06/18/coming-soon-a-dramatic-downshift-in-company-size-plus-hours-worked/June 18, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/robert-samuelson-italy-brings-back-the-euro-crisis/2013/02/28/14a21922-81c6-11e2-b99e-6baf4ebe42df_story.htmlFebruary 28, 2013