Patricia Mosser

Director of the MPA Programme in Economic Policy Management, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Patricia C. Mosser is Director of the MPA Programme in Economic Policy Management at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and leads the school’s Initiative on Central Banking and Financial Policy. Previously, Mosser was head of the Research and Analysis Centre at the Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury Department. Mosser spent over 20 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where she was a senior manager at the Fed’s open market desk overseeing market analysis, monetary policy implementation including many crisis-related facilities, foreign exchange operations, and analysis of financial stability and reform. She previously served as an economist and manager in the New York Fed Research Department and as an assistant professor in the Economics Department at Columbia. Mosser has written on financial stability and monetary policy topics including financial reform, crisis policy tools, and the monetary transmission mechanism. She received a BA from Wellesley College, an MSc with distinction from the LSE, and a PhD in economics from MIT.