Ilan Goldfajn

 
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  • Date and place of birth:

    • March 12, 1966. Israel.
  • Education:

    • PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995.
    • Master’s degree in Economics, PUC Rio de Janeiro, 1991.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1988.
  • Current position:

    • President of the Central Bank of Brazil, since June 2016.
  • Past positions:

    • Chief Economist and Partner, Itaú Unibanco (Apr./2009 - May/2016).
    • Director of Centro Debate Políticas Públicas (July/2013 - May/2016).
    • Economist, Ciano Assessoria Econômica (Sept./2008 - Apr./2009).
    • Director of the Institute for Economic Policy Studies, Casa das Garças - IEPE-CdG (Jan./2006 - Apr./2009).
    • Partner, Ciano Investimentos (Jan./2007 - Aug./2008).
    • Partner and Economist, Gávea Investimentos (Nov./2003 - June/2006).
    • Director of Economic Policy, Central Bank of Brazil (Sept./2000 - July/2003).
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Feb./1999 - Apr./2009).
    • Economist, International Monetary Fund (Oct./1996 - Jan./1999).
    • Assistant Professor, Brandeis University (Sept./1995 - Aug./1996).
    • Consultant to international organizations (World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the United Nations), international banks, the Brazilian Government and banks (Feb./99 - Sept./2000).
  • Most recent publications:

    • Latin America During the Crisis: The Role of Fundamentais, Journal Monetaria do Centro de Estudios Monetarios Latinoamericanos, co-written with João Pedro Bumachar Resende, Volume XXXV, Jan-Jun, p. 167-198, 2013.
    • Comment on the article “Sudden Stops anel IMF-Supported Programs”, by Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta and Ashoka Mody, in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets, edited by Sebastian Edwards and Márcio G. P. Garcia, Chicago University Press, 2007.
    • “Capital Flows anel Contrais in Brazil: What Have We Learned?”, Goldfajn, Ilan and Minella, A., in Capital Contrais and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies, edited by Sebastian Edward, Chicago University Press, 2007, http://www.nber.org/papers/w11640).
    • “O que fazer com as FTs? Estimando o custo de sua redução”, Goldfajn, Ilan; Carvalho, Bernardo; Parnes, Beny, in Mercado de Capitais e Dívida Pública, Tributação, Indexação e Alongamento, Bacha, Edmar and Chrysostomo, Luiz ,orgs., Contracapa ed., 2006.
    • “Inflation Targeting, Debt anel the Brazilian Experience, 1999 to 2003” , Giavazzi, Francesco; Goldfajn, Ilan and Herrera, Santiago (eds.), The MIT Press, 2005.
    • “Overview: Lessons from Brazil” in Giavazzi, Francesco; Goldfajn, Ilan and Herrera, Santiago (eds.) Inflation Targeting, Debt and the Brazilian Experience, 1999 - 2003.The MIT Press, 2005.
    • “Policy Responses to External Schocks: The Experience of Australia, Brazil and Chile”. Economía Chilena, vol. 8 nº 2, Agosto 2005. Central Bank of Chile. Co-written with Céspedes, Luis Felipe; Lowe, Phil and Valdés, Rodrigo.
    • "Inflation Targeting in Brazil: Constructing Credibility under Exchange Rate Volatility", Joumal of lntemational Money and Finance, 2004 (also available at Discussion Text no. 77 of Central Bank of Brazil). Co-written with Minella, André; Freitas, Paulo and Muinhos, Marcelo Kfoury.
    • "Fiscal Rules and Debt Sustainability in Brazil", Rules- Based Fiscal Policy in Emerging Markets, editado por Kopvitz, George, FMI, 2004 (also available at Banco Central do Brasil Technical Note no. 39). Co-written with Guardia, Eduardo.
    • Há Razões para Duvidar de Que a Dívida Pública é Sustentável?", BIS, v. Especial, 2003, (also available at Banco Central do Brasil Technical Note no. 25)


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