How can governments support relief, recovery and growth, without incurring unsustainable debt? What specific challenges do countries in East Asia and the Pacific face? Discover it in this seminar on Fiscal Policy design.
Ricardo Reis is the A.W. Phillips Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. Recent honors include the 2002 Carl Menger prize, the 2017 BdF/TSE junior prize, the 2016 Bernacer prize, election for the Econometric Society in 2019 and the 2021 Yrjo Jahnsson medal. Professor Reis is an academic consultant at the Bank of England, the Riksbank, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, he directs the Centre for Macroeconomics in the UK, and he serves on the council or as an advisor of multiple organizations. He has published widely on macroeconomics, including both monetary and fiscal policy, inflation and business cycles. Professor Reis received his PhD from Harvard University, and was previously on the faculty at Columbia University and Princeton University.
Paolo Mauro is Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund. In 2014-16 he was Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. He joined the IMF in 1994. His academic journal papers have addressed topics including corruption, sovereign bond spreads, and growth-indexed bonds. He has coauthored three books: World on the Move: Consumption Patterns in a More Equal Global Economy; Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870–1913 and Today; and Chipping Away at Public Debt. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.
- WHEN: November 1, 2022
- WHERE: Webex and YouTube Livestream.