Brenda González-Hermosillo

Visiting Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Brenda González-Hermosillo is a Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, where she teaches finance and economics at the graduate level, including areas related to financial crises and systemic risk. Prior to her sabbatical at MIT, she was Deputy Division Chief of the Global Financial Stability Division in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where she led several analytical chapters of the IMF Global Financial Stability Report. She also served at various institutions: the Bank of Canada; Canada's Department of Finance; several investment banks (Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia, and Banamex); Mexico's Ministry of Finance; and the Central Bank of Mexico. In addition to her current position at MIT, she has taught at the University of Western Ontario, and at the IMF Institute. Her current research interests include financial volatility and systemic risk; global systemic liquidity crises; macro–financial market dynamics; global contagion and spillovers for advanced economies and emerging markets; effects of regulation and market structure on the performance of financial markets for both advanced and developing countries; and macroprudential regulation of systemic risks.