(For full biography)
|| October 15, 1943
| Family Status:
Married, three children
B.Sc. (Econ) London University, 1965 (London School
M.Sc. (Econ) London University, 1966 (London School
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969
Doctor Honoris Causa, Tbilisi State University,
Doctor Honoris Causa, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Doctor Honoris Causa, Tel Aviv University, 2001
Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 2004
Governor, Bank of Israel, May 2005Present
Vice Chairman, Citigroup, February 2002April 2005
Chairman of Country Risk Committee, Citigroup, 20022005
President, Citigroup International, 20022004
Head, Public Sector Client Group, Citigroup, February 20042005
First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, 19942001
Head, Department of Economics, M.I.T., 19931994
Elizabeth and James Killian Class of 1926 Professor,
Professor, Department of Economics, M.I.T., 19771999
Vice President, Development Economics and Chief
Economist World Bank, January 1988August 1990
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, M.I.T.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University
of Chicago, 197073
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, University
of Chicago, 196970
Instructor, Department of Economics, M.I.T., 1969
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations,
Director, World Economy Laboratory, M.I.T., 19911993
Max Bogen Visiting Professor of Economics, Hebrew
University, Jerusalem, 1984
Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution, 198182
Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University,
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics,
Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1972
| Activities and
Honorary Fellow, London School of Economics
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic
Fellow of the Econometric Society
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Member, Council on Foreign Relations
Member, Group of 30
Member, Financial Stability Forum Chairman's Advisory Council, 2002
Member, Board of Directors, Institute for International Economics, 2002
Member, International Advisory Board, New Economic School, Moscow, 2002
Member, Board of Directors, Women's World Banking, 2003
Member, Board of Trustees, International Crisis Group, 2004
Vice-President, American Economic Association, 1995
Member, Executive Committee of the American Economic
Chairman, Fellowship Committee, Gasparini Institute
for Economic Research, Milan, Italy, 19901994.
Honorary Adviser, Institute for Monetary and Economic
Studies, Bank of Japan, 19871994
Member, Board of Trustees, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 19861994.
Member, Visiting Committee of MIT Economics Department, 2003
Member, Advisory Council of the Woodrow Wilson School,
Princeton University, 19901994.
Member, Visiting Committee, Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University, 19911997
Member, Board of Trustees, Falk Institute for Economic
Research in Israel, 19871998
Member, Academic Advisory Council, Federal Reserve
Bank of New York, 19921994; 2002
Member, Academic Advisory Council, Congressional
Budget Office, 19931994.
Member, Brookings Panel on Economic Activity, 198182,
Member, Panel for Economic Policy, 199293.
Member, National Science Foundation Economics Panel,
Consultant: U.S. Treasury, U.S. State Department,
World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Bank of Israel.
Macroeconomics, ninth edition, McGraw Hill, 2004, with R. Dornbusch and R. Startz.
IMF Essays From A Time of Crisis: The International Financial System, Stabilization, and Development, M.I.T. Press, 2004.
Lectures on Macroeconomics, M.I.T. Press,
1989, with O. Blanchard.
Economics, second edition, McGraw-Hill, New
York, 1987, with R. Dornbusch and R. Schmalensee.
Indexing, Inflation, and Economic Policy,
(Collected papers), M.I.T. Press, 1986.
Editor of Securing Peace in the Middle East:
Project on Economic Transition, (with L. Hausman, A. Karasik,
and T. Schelling), M.I.T. Press, 1994.
Editor of The Economics of Middle East Peace,
(with Dani Rodrik and Elias Tuma), M.I.T. Press, 1993.
Editor of Monetary Theory and Thought: Essays in Honor of Don Patinkin, (with
Haim Barkai and Nissan Liviatan), Macmillan, London, 1993.
Editor of Adjustment Lending Revisited, (with
Vittorio Corbo and Steven Webb), World Bank, 1992.
Editor of Economic Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa,
(with A. Chhibber), World Bank, 1991.
Editor of Lessons of Economic Stabilization and
Its Aftermath, (with M. Bruno, E. Helpman, N. Liviatan and L.
Meridor), M.I.T. Press, 1990.
Editor of Inflation Stabilization (with P.
Aspe, M. Bruno and R. Dornbusch), M.I.T. Press, 1988.
Editor of Macroeconomics and Finance: Essays
in Honor of Franco Modigliani, (with R. Dornbusch and J. Bossons),
M.I.T. Press, 1987.
Editor of Rational Expectations and Economic
Policy, University of Chicago Press, 1980.
| Journals:||Editor, NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 1986
to 1994; (198993, joint with O. Blanchard; 1994, joint with J.
Associate Editor, Journal of Monetary Economics,
19751994; member Advisory Board, 1995
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The World Economy,
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Policy Reform,
Associate Editor, Journal of Comparative Economics,
Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Perspectives,
Associate Editor, Econometrica, 19751987.
Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Literature,
Associate Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and
Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Theory,
"Assets, Contingent Commodities and the Slutsky
Equation," Econometrica, (March 1972), 37186.
"Money, Income, Wealth and Welfare," Journal
of Economic Theory, (April 1972), 289312.
"Simulation of Monetary Rules in the FRB-M.I.T.-Penn
Model," (with J.P. Cooper), Journal of Money Credit and
Banking, (May 1972), 38496.
"International Capital Movements Along Balanced
Growth Paths: Comments and Extensions," (with J.A. Frenkel),
Economic Record, (June 1972), 26671.
"Investment, The Two Sector Model, and Trade
in Debt and Capital Goods," (with J.A. Frenkel), Journal
of International Economics, (August 1972), 21134.
"Stabilization Policy and Lags: Summary and
Extension," (with J.P. Cooper), Annals of Economic and Social
Measurement, (October 1972), 40718.
"Stochastic Simulation of Monetary Rules in
Two Macro- Econometric Models," (with J.P. Cooper), Journal
of the American Statistical Association, (December 1972), 75060.
"Keynes-Wicksell and Neoclassical Models of
Money and Growth," American Economic Review, (December
"A Life Cycle Model of Life Insurance Purchases,"
International Economic Review, (February 1973), 274-77.
"The Use of the Secant Method in Econometric
Models," (with J.P. Cooper), Journal of Business, (April
"Stabilization Policy and Lags," (with
J.P. Cooper), Journal of Political Economy, (July/August
"Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the Fully Stochastic
St. Louis Model," (with J.P. Cooper), Journal of Money,
Credit and Banking, (February 1974), 122.
"Interest Rate Equalization and Patterns of
Production, Trade and Consumption in a Two-Country Model of Economic
Growth," (with J.A. Frenkel), Economic Record, (December
"Economic Growth and Stages of the Balance
of Payments: A Theoretical Model," (with J.A. Frenkel), in
Trade, Stability and Macroeconomics, Essays in Honor of Lloyd
A. Metzler, George Horwich and Paul Samuelson (eds.), Academic
"Money and the Production Function," Economic
Inquiry, (December 1974), 51733.
"A Method of Stochastic Control of Non-Linear
Models and an Application," (with J.P. Cooper), Econometrica,
(January 1975), 14762.
"Recent Developments in Monetary Theory,"
American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, (May 1975),
"The Demand for Index Bonds," Journal
of Political Economy, (June 1975), 509-34. (Reprinted in M.
Sarnat (ed.), Inflation and Capital Markets, Ballinger, 1978.)
"Recent Developments in Monetary Theory,"
(with R.J. Barro), Journal of Monetary Economics, (April
1976), 133-84. (This is an extended version of my paper of the same
title in May 1975 AER.)
"An Analysis of Alternative Nonstandard Mortgages,"
(with R.A. Cohn) in Conference Series #14, F. Modigliani
and D. Lessard, (eds.), Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1976.
"Long-Term Contracts, Rational Expectations
and the Optimal Money Supply Rule," Journal of Political
Economy, (February 1977), 191-206. (Reprinted in R. Lucas and
T. Sargent (eds.), Rational Expectations and Econometric Practice,
University of Minnesota Press, 1981.
"Stability and Exchange Rate Systems in a Monetarist
Model of the Balance of Payments," in Political Economy
of Monetary Reform, R.Z. Aliber (ed.), Macmillan, 1977.
"Wage Indexation and Macro-Economic Stability,"
in Stabilization of the Domestic and International Economy,
Vol. 5 in Carnegie-Rochester Public Policy Series, North-Holland,
"Comparative Advantage, Trade, and Payments
in a Ricardian Model with a Continuum of Goods," (with R. Dornbusch
and P.A. Samuelson), American Economic Review, (December
"On the Non-Existence of Privately Issued Index
Bonds in the United States Capital Market," in Inflation
Theory and Anti-Inflation Policy, Erik Lundberg (ed.), Macmillan,
1977. (Reprinted in R. Dornbusch and M. Simonsen (eds.) Inflation,
Debt and Indexation, M.I.T. Press 1983.)
"Call Option Pricing When the Exercise Price
is Uncertain, and the Valuation of Index Bonds," Journal
of Finance, (March 1978), 16976.
"Towards an Understanding of the Real Effects
and Costs of Inflation," (with F. Modigliani), Weltwirtschaftliches
Archiv, (1978), 81032.
"Anticipations and the Non-Neutrality of Money,"
Journal of Political Economy, (April 1979), 22552.
"Capital Accumulation on the Transition Path
in a Monetary Optimizing Model," Econometrica, (November
"Sterling and the External Balance," (with
R. Dornbusch), in Britain's Economic Prospects Revisited,
Richard Caves and Lawrence Krause (ed.), Brookings Institution,
"Dynamic Inconsistency, Co-Operation, and the
Benevolent Dissembling Government," Journal of Economic
Dynamics and Control, 2, 1980, 93107.
"The Heckscher-Ohlin Trade Model with a Continuum
of Goods," (with R. Dornbusch and P.A. Samuelson), Quarterly
Journal of Economics, XCV, 2 (Sept. 1980), 96071.
"On Activist Monetary Policy with Rational
Expectations," in S. Fischer, (ed), Rational Expectations
and Economic Policy, University of Chicago Press, 1980, 211235.
"Exchange Rates and the Current Account,"
(with R. Dornbusch), American Economic Review, 71, 5 (December
"Is There a Real-Balance Effect in Equilibrium?",
Journal of Monetary Economics, 8, 1 (July 1981), 2540.
"Inventories, Rational Expectations, and the
Business Cycle," (with A. Blinder), Journal of Monetary
Economics, 8, 3 (November 1981), 277304.
"Budget Deficits and Inflation," (with
R. Dornbusch), Development in an Inflationary World, M.J.
Flanders and A. Razin (eds.), Academic Press, 1981.
"Monetary Policy in Israel," Bank of Israel
Bulletin (in Hebrew), (July 1981), 321, (in English) Bank of
Israel Economic Review (May 1982), 530.
"Towards an Understanding of the Costs of Inflation:
II," in Karl Brunner and Allan H. Meltzer, (eds.), The Costs
and Consequences of Inflation, Carnegie-Rochester Conference
Series on Public Policy, Vol. 15, (Autumn 1981), North-Holland,
"Relative Shocks, Relative Price Variability,
and Inflation," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity,
2, 1981, 381431.
"Relative Price Variability and Inflation in
the United States and Germany," European Economic Review,
18, (1982), 171196.
"Inflation, Unemployment, and Public Opinion
Polls," (with J. Huizinga), Journal of Money, Credit, and
Banking (February 1982), Vol. 14, 1, 119.
"Seigniorage and the Case for a National Money,"
Journal of Political Economy (April 1982), Vol. 90, 2, 295313.
"Adapting to Inflation in the United States
Economy," in Robert E. Hall (ed), Inflation: Causes and
Effects, University of Chicago Press, 1982, 169-189.
"Stabilization Policy for Israel" (with
J A. Frenkel), Economics Quarterly, (Hebrew) 29, 114 (Sept.),
"Seigniorage and Fixed Exchange Rates: An Optimal
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Developing Countries in the World Financial Markets, 1982.
"Indexing and Inflation," Journal of
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in M. Simonsen (ed), Inflation in the World Economy, 1982.
"A Framework for Monetary and Banking Analysis,"
Economic Journal, Conference Papers, March 1983, pp. 116.
"Investing for the Short and the Long Term,"
in Zvi Bodie and John Shoven (eds), Financial Aspects of the
United States Pension System, University of Chicago Press, 1983,
"The SDR and the IMF: Toward a World Central
Bank?" in George van Furstenberg, (ed), International Money
and Credit: The Policy Roles, IMF, 1983, 179200.
"Welfare Aspects of Government Issue of Indexed
Bonds," in Rudiger Dornbusch and Mario Henrique Simonsen (eds),
Inflation, Debt, and Indexation, M.I.T. Press, 1983, 223246.
"Inflacion y Crecimiento," (Inflation
and Growth), Cuadernos de Economia, (Dec. 1983), 20, 61,
267278 (Sidrauski Memorial Lecture).
"The Economy of Israel," in CarnegieRochester
Conference Series on Public Policy, Vol. 20, Spring 1984.
"Macroeconomics and Finance: The Role of the
Stock Market," (with R. Merton), in Carnegie-Rochester Conference
Series on Public Policy, Vol. 21, 1984.
"The Australian Macro-Economy," (with
R. Dornbusch), in R. Caves and L. Krause (eds), The Australian
Economy, Brookings Institution, 1984.
"The Benefits of Price Stability," in
Price Stability and Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of
Kansas City, 1984.
"Supply Shocks, Wage Stickiness, and Accommodation,"
Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 17, 1, (Jan. 1985),
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J. Williamson, ed., Inflation and Indexation: Argentina, Brazil
and Israel, Institute for International Economic Affairs, 1985.
"Contracts, Credibility and Disinflation",
in V. Argy and J.W. Nevile (eds.) Inflation and Unemployment:
Theory, Experience and Policy-Making, Allen and Unwin, 1985.
"The World Debt Problem: Origins and Prospects,"
(with R. Dornbusch), Journal of Development Planning, 16
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(with R. Dornbusch), Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, Vol. 122
(1), 1986, 147.
"Monetary Rules and Commodity Money Schemes
Under Uncertainty", Journal of Monetary Economics, 17
(1) (Jan. 1986), 2136.
"Friedman versus Hayek on Private Money: Review
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"1944, 1963, and 1985", in R. Dornbusch,
S. Fischer and J. Bossons (eds), Macroeconomics and Finance:
Essays in Honor of Franco Modigliani, M.I.T. Press, 1986.
"The Inflationary Process: Shocks and Accommodation"
(with M. Bruno)
in Y. Ben-Porath (ed), The Israeli Economy, Harvard University
"Third World Debt", (with R. Dornbusch),
Science, Vol. 234, (Nov. 1986), 836-841.
"Sharing the Burden of the International Debt
Crisis" AER Papers and Proceedings, May 1987, 165170.
"The Israeli Stabilization Program 1985-86",
AER Papers and Proceedings, May 1987, 275278.
"Paul Samuelson", in The New Palgrave,
1987, Vol. 4, 234241.
"The New Classical Macroeconomics", in
The New Palgrave, 1987, Vol. 3, 647651.
"International Capital Flows and the World
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"Monetary Policy", in R. Dornbusch and
R. Layard (eds), The Performance of the British Economy,
Oxford University Press, 1987.
"Devaluation and Inflation", in R. Dornbusch
and F.L.C.H. Helmers (eds), The Open Economy, Oxford University
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in M. Feldstein (ed), International Economic Co-Operation,
University of Chicago Press, 1988.
"Real Balances, the Exchange Rate, and Indexation:
Real Variables in Disinflation", in Quarterly Journal of
Economics, (Feb 1988), 2750.
"Monetary Policy and Performance in the U.S.,
Japan and Europe, 197386", in Y. Suzuki and M. Okabe (eds),
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"Recent Developments in Macroeconomics",
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"Economic Development and the Debt Crisis",
in The International Monetary System and Economic Development,
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"Resolving the International Debt Crisis,"
in J. Sachs (ed), Developing Country Debt and Economic Performance,
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"Should Governments Learn to Live with Inflation?"
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"El Ajuste Estructural: Una Vision Global",
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"Factor Mobility and the International Monetary
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"Seigniorage, Operating Rules, and the High
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"Managing the Debt Crisis in the 1990s",
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"The Economics of the Government Budget Constraint",
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"Economic Reform in the USS and the Role of
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"Lessons from Moderate Inflations", in
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"Macroeconomic Issues of Soviet Reform"
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"Stabilization and Economic Reform in Russia",
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"Crescita:il ruolo dei fattori macroeconomici",
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published in Economia Mexicana, 1, 1 (JanuaryJune 1992), 570,
"Socialist Economy Reform: Lessons of the First
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"Building Palestinian Prosperity", Foreign
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"Lessons from the Chilean Stabilization and
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"Modern Central Banking", in Forrest Capie
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"Central-Bank Independence Revisited",
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"The Soviet Economic Decline" (with William
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"Robert Lucas's Nobel Memorial Prize",
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"Stabilization and Growth in Transition Economies:
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"Applied Economics in Action: IMF Programs",
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"Inflation and the Poor" (with W. Easterly),
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