Elga is Morgan Stanley’s Chief European Economist. The main focus of her research is the euro area, especially the monetary policy of the European Central Bank. Elga is also a member of the ECB Shadow Council.
Elga was recently voted one of the hundred most influential women in European finance. In addition to her European role, Elga spearheads a global research effort on the economics of climate change.

In 2013, Elga Bartsch was a speaker at the plenary panel "The Global Economy: Prospects and Challenges" (May, 1st).