13-16 June 2024

Adam Posen


Adam S. Posen is President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the world’s
leading independent economic research institute. He is the author of widely cited studies of
central bank independence, the global role of the euro, inflation targeting, and of Japan’s Great
Recession and recovery. Posen co-authored Inflation Targeting with Bernanke, Laubach, and
Mishkin while at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1994-97).

From 2009 to 2012, during the Global Financial Crisis, Posen served as an external voting
member of the Bank of England’s rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). Posen also
served seven terms on the Panel of Economic Advisers to the US Congressional Budget Office
(2005-19), and he has been a visiting scholar at central banks throughout East Asia and
Europe. He has been a consultant to the Japanese and U.K. Cabinet Offices, the IMF, and to the
European Commission.

Dr. Posen received his A.B. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University, where he was a
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow. In 2014, he was made an Honorary Commander
of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by H.M. the Queen for services to U.K.
economic policy. In 2021, he was granted the Order of the Rising Sun, with neck ribbon and
gold rays, by H. M. the Emperor for services to Japanese economic policy and Japan-U.S.
relations. He is an inaugural CEPR Distinguished Fellow.

All sessions by Adam Posen

The World At War

16 Jun 2024
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