Adam Posen


Adam S. Posen



Peterson Institute for International Economics

Adam Posen is President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the world’s leading independent non-partisan research institute on globalization. From 2009-2012, he was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, and is globally recognized as an influential advocate of central bank activism in response to the financial crisis. His policy and research work focuses on macroeconomic policy and forecasting, European and Japanese political economy, central banking issues, and the resolution of financial crises.

He is a member of the Panel of Economic Advisers to the US Congressional Budget Office, and, prior to joining the MPC, was a consultant to several U.S. government agencies, the UK Cabinet Office, the European Commission, and to the IMF, as well as a visiting scholar and consultant to a number of central banks in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.

He is the author of Restoring Japan’s Economic Growth, the co-author with Bernanke, et al, of Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the International Experience, as well as of over forty research articles, and the editor of four conference volumes on financial crises and on the future of the euro.

He received his Ph.D. and his A.B. from Harvard University, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, and the Bellagio Group of international finance officials and scholars.




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