“Mr. Adrian has extensive experience in assessing and addressing capital markets issues and in developing monetary and financial stability policies at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,” Ms Lagarde said. “He is internationally highly regarded for his insightful analytical work, and has published widely, including on asset pricing and capital markets, monetary policy, and financial sector issues. I believe that his range of talents and experience makes him ideally suited to lead the Fund’s monetary, capital market and financial sector work at this time.” In January 2017, Adrian will take over the new position.
Adrian holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a MSc from London School of Economics. He also holds MAs in Economics from the Goethe University in Frankfurt and the Dauphine University in Paris. He has taught at MIT, Princeton University, and New York University.
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