Olivier Jeanne joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics as a senior fellow in 2008. He is a professor of economics at the Johns Hopkins University and has taught at UC Berkeley (1997) and at Princeton University (2005–06). From 1998 to 2008 he held various positions in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. His research spans an array of applied and theoretical topics in international and domestic macroeconomics, including capital flows, exchange-rate regimes and currency crises, sovereign debt and defaults, international reserves, and monetary policy.
Jeanne is coauthor of Who Needs to Open the Capital Account? (2012) and has published articles in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of International Economics, and International Finance. He has served on the editorial boards of several journals, including the Journal of International Economics and the International Journal of Central Banking. He is also a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London).