President, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Bosch Fellow in Public Policy - Class of Spring 2001
Adam S. Posen is the president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England. He also serves on the Panel of Economic Advisers to the US Congressional Budget Office. Posen has been a consultant to several US government agencies, METI (Japan), the UK Cabinet Office, the IMF, and to central banks worldwide. His research focuses on macroeconomic policy, European and Japanese political economy, and the resolution of financial crises. Posen is the author of Restoring Japan’s Economic Growth (1998), and of over forty research articles on economic policy, the co-author with Ben Bernanke, et al., of Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the International Experience (1999), and the editor of four collected volumes. He has received major research grants from the European Commission, the Ford Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, and the Sloan Foundation, as well as visiting fellowships at the American Academy in Berlin and the Bank of England. Posen previously was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Okun Memorial Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, and worked in Germany as a Bosch Foundation Fellow. He received his PhD and his AB from Harvard University.