Adam S Posen

Adam S. Posen is president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Under his leadership, since January 2013, the Institute has grown to 42 world-renowned fellows, raised its endowment by 50%, and won global recognition – including being named North American Economics Think Tank of the Year by Prospect three years in a row (2016, 2017, and 2018). The author, co-author, or editor of seven books, Posen has contributed to research and public policy in the areas of G20 monetary and fiscal policies, European economic integration since the euro, Japan’s recovery from its Great Recession, and China-US economic relations. From 2009 to 2012, Posen served as an external voting member of the Bank of England's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), where he was a leading voice globally for active policy response to the financial crisis. Posen has also served seven terms on the Panel of Economic Advisers to the US Congressional Budget Office (2005-19), and co-authored Inflation Targeting with Bernanke, Laubach, and Mishkin while at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1994-97). He received his BA and PhD from Harvard University.