Jeromin Zettelmeyer

Jeromin Zettelmeyer was a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is chief economist for the German Ministry of the Economy, as well as deputy chief economist and director of research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he contributes to the bank's policy agenda and is responsible for economic research and major publications such as the Transition Report. Between 1994 and 2008 he worked at the International Monetary Fund, mainly in the research department but also in the Western Hemisphere and European departments. His research and policy work deals with financial crises, monetary policy, sovereign debt, economic growth, and economic policy problems in transition economies. His recent research focuses on reform of the European financial architecture, management of the euro area crisis, and the question of how crises and adjustment policies affect household welfare and attitudes.

Zettelmeyer is coauthor of Debt Defaults and Lessons from a Decade of Crises (with Federico Sturzenegger, MIT Press, 2007). He has published in the Journal of International Economics; Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Economic Policy; Journal of International Money and Finance; and Journal of Economic Literature. He is also research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, and a panel member of the journal Economic Policy. He chairs the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Fiscal Sustainability. He holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Bonn and a PhD from MIT.

Recent Content

Event Recap
Adam S. Posen (PIIE), Jeromin Zettelmeyer (PIIE), Lucio Vinhas de Souza (Moody's Investor Service) and Dietmar Hornung (Moody's Investor Service)
October 10, 2013
Past Event
Loukas Tsoukalis (University of Athens/ELIAMEP), Alan Ahearne (National University of Ireland), Pedro Lourtie (Former Portuguese Secretary of State for European Affairs), Riccardo Perissich (Council of the United States and Italy), Guillermo de la Dehesa (Centre for Economic Policy Research ), Zaki Laidi (SciencesPo), Daniela Schwarzer (German Institute for International and Security Affairs ), Jeromin Zettelmeyer (PIIE), Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb), William R. Cline (PIIE), Guntram B. Wolff (Bruegel) and George Soros (Soros Fund Management, LLC)
September 14, 2011