Prof. James Boughton
James Boughton is Assistant Director of the Policy Development and Review Department at the International Monetary Fund. He also has been an Advisor in the Research Department at the IMF, and from 1992-2001 he was the Fund's Historian. Dr. Boughton holds a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University, and before going to the IMF in 1981, he was Professor of Economics at Indiana University and had served as an economist at the OECD in Paris. His publications include a textbook on money and banking, a book on the U.S. Federal funds market, two IMF books that he co-edited, and articles in professional journals on international finance, monetary theory and policy, and international policy coordination. His latest book, Silent Revolution, on the history of the IMF from 1979 to 1989, was published in October 2001.
Prof. Charles Goodhart
Charles Goodhart is Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at the London School of Economics. Before joining the LSE he was External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee in the Bank of England. Previously, he worked as Monetary Adviser at the Bank of England, where he became Chief Adviser in 1980. Born in 1936, Professor Goodhart obtained a BA from Cambridge in 1960 and Ph.D. in 1963 from Harvard University. His research interests include Monetary and Financial Economics.