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Tobias Adrian

Financial Counsellor & Director – Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund

Tobias Adrian is the Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this capacity, he leads the IMF’s work on financial sector surveillance, monetary and macroprudential policies, financial regulation, bank resolution, debt management, and capital markets. He also oversees capacity building activities in IMF member countries with regard to the supervision and regulation of financial systems, bank resolution, central banking, monetary and exchange rate regimes, and debt management. Prior to joining the IMF, Mr. Adrian was a Senior Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Associate Director of the Research and Statistics Group. Mr. Adrian has published extensively in economics and finance journals. His research spans macro-finance, asset pricing, financial institutions, monetary policy, and financial stability, with a focus on aggregate consequences of capital markets developments. He has taught at Princeton University and New York University. Mr. Adrian holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and degrees from Goethe University Frankfurt and Dauphine University Paris.

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