Stephen Cecchetti‘s Biography
Stephen G. Cecchetti is Professor of International Economics at the Brandeis International Business School. Before rejoining Brandeis in January 2014, he completed a five-year term as Economic Adviser and Head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. During his time at the Bank for International Settlements, Cecchetti participated in the numerous post-crisis global regulatory reform initiatives. This work included involvement with both the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Stability Board in establishing new international standards.
Mr. Cecchetti has held a number of positions including Professor of Global Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA; Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. In addition to a textbook entitled Money, Banking and Financial Markets, Professor Cecchetti has authored numerous articles in top scientific and policy journals focusing on macroeconomics and monetary policy. He has been a regular contributor to the Financial Times and is a founding contributor of VOX a policy portal.
Mr. Cecchetti holds an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate from the University of California Berkeley.