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Stephen R. Bond
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Robert Chote
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Fabian Eser
Research Associate

Sherry Forbes
Secretary General

David F. Hendry
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Paul D. Klemperer
Academic and Policy Board
Chairman

Domenico Lombardi
President

Colin Mayer
Academic and Policy Board
Member

John Muellbauer
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Marloes Nicholls
 Seminar Coordinator

Stephen Nickell
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Carlo Pelanda
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Jeffrey D. Sachs
Honorary Fellow

Dennis Snower
Academic and Policy Board, Member

Peter Sutherland
Honorary Fellow

David Vines
Academic and Policy Board
Member

Maria Fabiana Viola
Executive Director

Martin Wolf
Honorary Fellow

Ngaire Woods
Academic and Policy Board
Member

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen R. Bond

Stephen R. Bond is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. Dr. Bond is Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and Programme Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, where he is also Deputy Director of the ESRC Research Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP). Professor Bond gained a BA Economics, King's College, Cambridge, an MPhil Economics, Nuffield College, Oxford, and a PhD Economics, Wadham College, Oxford. His research interests include Microeconometrics and Public Economics, Investment and Financial Behaviour of Firms, Corporate Taxation, and Econometric Methods for Panel Data. Professor Bond is a leading authority in his fields of expertise. For more information, click here.


 

Robert Choterobert_chote

Robert Chote is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. Mr. Chote serves as Chairman of the Office of Budget Responsibility. Prior to that, he was Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London. Governor of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Mr. Chote was formerly an adviser to the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and Economics Editor of the Financial Times. He has carried out consultancy work for organizations including the United Nations and Commonwealth Secretariat. Mr. Chote was educated in Cambridge and at City University in the UK, and at Johns Hopkins University in the US. His interests includes fiscal and monetary policy, welfare state design, distributional issues and International Finance. For more information, click here.


Fabian Eser

Fabian Eser is a Research Associate. Prior to that, he was Seminar Coordinator of the Programme Strengthening Economic Cooperation. His main research interests lie in macroeconomic theory, policy and financial markets.  Mr. Eser was educated in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Balliol College, Oxford and hold a Ph.D. in Economics from Nuffield College, University of Oxford. E-mail: feser at oxonia.org.


Sherry Forbes

Sherry Forbes is the Secretary General of OXONIA, The Oxford Institute for Economic Policy. She holds an M.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University (St. Antony's College). Prior to that, Ms. Forbes graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Sweet Briar College in Virginia, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Affairs. Throughout her academic career, she has studied in numerous countries, including the People's Republic of China, Israel, and Russia, and has worked on related projects for various U.S. government agencies. E-mail: sforbes at oxonia.org.


David F. Hendry

Sir David F. Hendry is a Member of the OXONIA Academic and Policy Board and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of World Economics. Professor of Economics in the Economics Department, University of Oxford, he is also an Official Fellow at Nuffield College, a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and the Econometric Society, Honorary Vice-President of the Royal Economic Society and Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Economic Association. Previously a Professor of Econometrics at the London School of Economics, Professor Hendry gained an MA in Economics at the Aberdeen University, an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Econometrics at the London School of Economics. Professor Hendry has pioneered research on the theory and the methodology of econometric modeling and forecasting. For more information, click here.


Paul D. Klemperer

Paul D. Klemperer is Chairman of the OXONIA Academic and Policy Board. Dr. Klemperer is Edgeworth Professor of Economics at Oxford University. He is also a Member of the U.K. Competition Commission, and has advised the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission, and several other government agencies and private companies; he was the principal auction theorist advising the U.K. government on its "3G" mobile-phone license auction that raised 22 billion. A Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society, and Member of the Executive Committee, and Council, of the Royal Economic Society, he is also a Member of Council of the European Economic Association, and the Econometric Society. He gained a BA in Engineering at Cambridge University, and an MBA and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University. He is a world-renowned expert in industrial organization and auctions; he is past or present Editor or Associate Editor of 10 economics journals, and has authored numerous publications including, most recently, Auctions: Theory and Practice (Princeton, 2004). For more information, click here.


Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi is President of The Oxford Institute for Economic Policy (OXONIA). He is a member of leading policy fora including the Brookings Institution, the Bretton Woods Committee's International Council, the G20 Research Group, the G8 Research Group, Aspen Institute Italia and the Institute for International Affairs.  Dr. Lombardi is a Managing Editor of  World Economics and sits on the editorial boards of various journals. He has previously been a member of the Executive Boards of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.  Dr. Lombardi's academic interests focus on the reform of the international financial and monetary system, and the creation of a new aid architecture. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and has been referred to in Congressional hearings and government reports. His volume Finance, Development, and the IMF, with James Boughton, has just been released from Oxford University Press. His forthcoming publication, Asia and Policymaking for the Global Economy, with Kemal Dervis and Masahiro Kawai, is forthcoming. Dr. Lombardi is regularly quoted by the international press on issues concerning the global economy, G8 and G20 Summits, the IMF and the World Bank.  He regularly addresses the Executive Boards of the Bretton Woods Institutions. Most recently, Dr. Lombardi has authored a Report on the reform of the IMF upon request of the IMF Managing Director. Dr. Lombardi has an undergraduate degree in Financial Economics from Bocconi University, Milan, and he did his postgraduate studies at Harvard University, The London School of Economics and Oxford University (Nuffield College), from which he holds a Ph.D. in Economics. E-mail: dlombardi at oxonia.org. Click here to browse Dr. Lombardi's personal website.

Colin Mayer

Colin Mayer is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. Dr. Mayer is Dean of the Sad Business School, University of Oxford, where he is Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies (Finance), and Fellow of Wadham College. He is also Director of the Oxford Economic Research Associates Ltd (OXERA), Honorary Fellow of St. Anne's College, Oxford University, and member of the editorial board of numerous economics and finance journals. He was formerly Professor of Economics and Finance at Warwick University Business School, and Professor of Corporate Finance at City University Business School. Born in 1953, Professor Mayer gained a BA in Engineering Science and Economics and a PhD in Economics at the University of Oxford. Professor Mayer is a leading authority in Corporate Finance, Taxation and Regulation of Financial Markets. For more information, click here.


John Muellbauer

John Muellbauer is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. Dr. Muellbauer is Professor of Economics and an Official Fellow of Nuffield College. A Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society, he was previously Professor of Economics at Birkbeck College, London. Professor Muellbauer's research interests span consumer behaviour, macroeconomics and the interactions of housing and credit markets and the economy. In these fields, Professor Muellbauer has published on the most renowned academic journals. He has advised Her Majesty's Treasury on the "Five Economic Tests" study for the potential adoption of the euro by the U.K. Another major research theme in recent years has been monetary policy transmission and formation in emerging economies. For more information, click here.


Marloes Nicholls

Marloes Nicholls is the Seminar Coordinator. She is currently a candidate for the M.Phil. in Economics at Nuffield College, Oxford. Using game theory and information economics, her thesis explores the relationship between conflict and information, with a particular sociological application to prisons. Aside to this, Marloes is fascinated by money and the banking system. She holds a first class Bachelor's degree in philosophy and economics from the University of Bristol. E-mail: mnicholls at oxonia.org.


Stephen Nickell

Stephen John Nickell is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. He is a British economist and currently Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford. He is a past President of the Royal Economic Society. From 1984 until 1998 he was Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, Professor of Economics in the University of Oxford, and Director of the University of Oxford Institute of Economics and Statistics, while from 1998 until 2006 he was School Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He was a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) from June 2000 to May 2006, when he was replaced by David Blanchflower effective in the June 2006 meeting. HM The Queen appointed him Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours List 2007 for services to economics.

 

Carlo Pelanda

Carlo Pelanda is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. He is Professor of Economics and Development Policy at Guglielmo Marconi University, Rome, Adjunct Professor of Global Studies and Associate Director for Europe of The Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) at the University of Georgia, Athens, USA. His research interests include global economic governance, international relations, strategic studies and system models, on which he has extensively published. Professor Pelanda is a Member of the Strategic Forum of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the past he has been an adviser to the President of the Italian Republic (Mr. Cossiga, 1990-91), to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Mr. Andreatta, 1993), to the Minister of Finance (Mr. Tremonti, 1994) and to the Minister of Defence (Mr. Martino, 2001-05). Professor Pelanda is also Chairman of Genesi Investment Group, Milan, a Director of Quadrivio Sgr, a Private Equity fund, Milan, and President of Xeta Investments Ltd, London. For more information: www.carlopelanda.com


Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a Honorary Fellow. Professor Sachs is the Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is also Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan on a group of poverty reduction initiatives called the Millennium Development Goals. Sachs is internationally renowned for advising governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia and Africa on economic reforms and for his work with international agencies to promote poverty reduction, disease control, and debt reduction of poor countries. He was recently named among the 100 most influential leaders in the world by Time Magazine. He is author of hundreds of scholarly articles and many books. Sachs was recently elected into the Institute of Medicine and is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to joining Columbia, Sachs spent over twenty years at Harvard University, most recently as Director of the Center for International Development. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Sachs received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees at Harvard University. For more information about Jeffrey D. Sachs, click here.


Dennis Snower

Dennis Snower is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. Professor Snower is President of the Kiel Institute for World Economics. He is also Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Research Fellow at IZA, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn. Professor Snower has previously worked and taught at Birkbeck College (University of London), Columbia University, the University of Stockholm, the University of Jerusalem, the International Monetary Fund, and the European University Institute. Born in 1950 Professor Snower gained a BA in Mathematics from New College, Oxford University, an MA and a PhD at Princeton University. Professor Snower is a world-renowned expert on Labor Economics. For more information, click here.


Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland is Honorary Fellow of OXONIA, The Oxford Institute For Economic Policy. He is Chairman of Goldman Sachs International and of BP, and is currently UN Special Representative for Migration and Development. Mr Sutherland also serves on the Board of Directors of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. and is associated with the following organisations: Trilateral Commission (Europe) Chairman; World Economic Forum, Foundation Board Member; Chief Executive, Council of International Advisers (Hong Kong); The Federal Trust, President; Member of The Royal Irish Academy; Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation. Prior to his current position, Mr. Sutherland served as: Attorney General of Ireland (1981-1984); EC Commissioner responsible for Competition Policy (1985-1989); Chairman of Allied Irish Banks (1989-1993); Director General of GATT and subsequently the WTO on its creation (1993-1995). His awards include an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael & St George (UK 2004), the Gold Medal of the European Parliament (1988), the First European Law Prize (Paris 1988), The David Rockefeller International Leadership Award (1998), the Grand Cross of Civil Merit (Spain 1989), the Grand Cross of King Leopold II (Belgium 1989), the New Zealand Commemorative Medal (1990), Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France 1993), Commandeur du Wissam (Morocco 1994), the Order of Rio Branco (Brazil 1996) and the Grand Cross of the Order of Infante Dom Henrique (Portugal 1998).


David Vines

David Vines is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. Dr. Vines is Professor of Economics in the Economics Department, Oxford University and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. Director of the Centre for International Macroeconomics based at Oxford University's Economics Department, his interests span through international macroeconomics, the reform of the international financial architecture and monetary economics, fields in which he has widely published. Formerly a Houblon-Norman Senior Fellow at the Bank of England, he has advised a number of international organisations and governmental bodies. Professor Vines was awarded a PhD in Economics by Cambridge University. For more information, click here.


Maria Fabiana Viola

Maria Fabiana Viola is Executive Director of OXONIA, The Oxford Institute for Economic Policy. She graduated in Economics at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and pursued her postgraduate studies in International Finance at the Birkbeck College, London and at the London Business School. Previously a Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Rome and at the London Business School, she has been affiliated to the CEPR Research Traning Network "The Analysis of International Capital Market: Understanding Europe's Role in the Global Economy". She has previously worked on financial stability issues. E-mail: mfviola at oxonia.org.


Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf is a Honorary Fellow. He is associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times. Mr Wolf was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 for services to financial journalism. He is a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford University, and a special professor at the University of Nottingham. Mr Wolf was joint winner of the Wincott Foundation senior prize for excellence in financial journalism in both 1989 and 1997 and won the RTZ David Watt memorial prize in 1994. He was the winner of the 2003 Business Journalist of the Year Decade of Excellence Award. He has been a forum fellow at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum since 1999. He won the Newspaper Feature of the Year Award at the Workworld Media Awards in 2003. He is the author of Why Globalization Works (Yale University Press, 2004). For more information, please click here


Photo of NgaireWoodsNgaire Woods

Ngaire Woods is a Member of the Academic and Policy Board. She is Professor of International Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Relations, Director of the Global Economic Governance Programme, a Fellow in Politics and International Relations at University College, Oxford, and a Senior Research Associate of Oxford's International Development Centre, Queen Elizabeth House. Dr. Woods is also a member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Expert Group on Democracy and Development and member of the Latin American Trade Network. Dr. Woods is on the editorial board of the series Cambridge Studies in International Relations and on the advisory boards of many journals. Her research interests include international relations, global economic governance, the challenges of globalisation, and the role of international institutions such as the IMF, the World Bank, and the WTO, on which she has extensively published. For more information, click here.


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