Development through Financial Integration? Lessons from Emerging Europe
presented at: Development Through Financial Integration? Lessons from Emerging Europe (27 Jan 2010)
Jeromin Zettelmeyer is Director for Policy Studies at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he heads research and country economic analysis. In this capacity, he headed the team writing the 2009 EBRD Transition Report 'Transition in Crisis?' and co-authored several chapters and background papers of the report. From 1994 until mid-2008, he worked at the International Monetary Fund, among others as an economist in the European II Department; as deputy head of regional studies in the Western Hemisphere Department; and, for over ten years, in the Research Department, where his research interests included financial crises, sovereign debt, international financial architecture and economic growth. He is the author, together with Federico Sturzenegger, of the publication Debt Default and Lessons from a Decade of Crises (MIT Press, 2007), an account of the sovereign debt crises of the last ten years. He is a German citizen, was born in Spain in 1964, graduated from the University of Bonn in 1990, and holds a Ph.D. from MIT (1995).
Countries covered: Visegrad countries