Stephen Cecchetti

Professor of International Economics, Brandeis International Business School

Stephen G. Cecchetti is the Rosen Family Chair in International Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. From 2008–2013, Professor Cecchetti served as economic adviser and head of the monetary and economic department at the Bank for International Settlements. During his time at the Bank for International Settlements, Cecchetti participated in the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Stability Board post-crisis global regulatory reform initiatives to establish new international standards to ensure financial stability.

In addition to his other appointments, from 1997–1999 Professor Cecchetti served as Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and from 1992–2001 he was editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. He is currently on the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, a member of the Council of Advisers of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, and a member of the Bank of Russia Research Advisory Board.

Cecchetti has published widely in academic and policy journals, is the author of a leading textbook in money and banking, and blogs at

Professor Cecchetti holds an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, and an honourary doctorate in economics from the University of Basel.