Adam Posen
President
Peterson Institute for International Economics

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, and of Japan’s Great Recession and recovery. Posen co- authored Inflation Targeting while at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1994-97). From 2009 to 2012, Posen served as an external voting member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). Dr. Posen received his A.B. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. Recently, Posen has published a series of influential articles on the political economy of the world today: “The End of Globalization?”, “The Price of Nostalgia”, “America’s Zero-Sum Economics Doesn’t Add Up”, and “The End of China’s Economic Miracle.”