Eric Frey

Managing Editor, Der Standard

Eric Frey is managing editor of the Austrian daily Der Standard. He received a BA and a MPA in International Relations from Princeton University and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Vienna. He worked for AP-Dow Jones News Service from 1986 to 1990 in Frankfurt and joined Der Standard in 1991, where he held the positions of foreign editor and business editor.

During a sabbatical in 2001-2002, he held the Marshall Plan Chair in Austrian Studies at the University of New Orleans, where he lectured on European politics and economics. Eric Frey also teaches International Relations at Webster Vienna Private University and writes for the Financial Times. He writes and publishes extensively on foreign, economic and legal affairs. His blog “Krisenfrey” on derStandard.at deals with a wide range of economic issues.

Eric Frey’s books include Clintons Amerika: Präsident einer neuen Generation (Eichborn 1993), Schwarzbuch USA (Eichborn, 2004; Ullstein, 2008), Feuding Friends: Transatlantic Trade Relations During the Clinton Era (Peter Lang 2004), Das Hitler-Syndrom: Über den Umgang mit dem Bösen in der Weltpolitik (Eichborn 2005) and Mit der Krise Leben lernen: Finanzpolitik und Geldanlage in stürmischen Zeiten (Linde 2009).