Adam Posen

Adam Posen

Formal First Name
1/1/1966 - present

Adam Posen is President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is a former external voting member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee. Posen was one of the first economists to seriously address the political foundations of central bank independence and to analyze Japan's Great Recession as a failure of macroeconomic policy. A strong supporter of globalization, Posen was a recognized advocate of the activist macroeconomic policy response to the global financial crisis. He is the author or editor of six books and has served as a visiting scholar or consultant to central banks throughout Europe, North America, and East Asia.

Professional Experience

Academic History

Over his career, he has contributed to research and public policy regarding monetary and fiscal policies in the G-20, the challenges of European integration since the adoption of the euro, China-US economic relations, and developing new approaches to financial recovery and stability. 

Posen has been widely cited and published commentary in leading news and policy publications, including the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Asahi Shimbun, Handelsblatt, Die Welt, Harvard Business Review, and The International Economy.  He appears frequently on Bloomberg television and radio, among other media programming.