FORA.tv Speaker - Charles Collyns
Charles Collyns was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as the U.S. Department of the Treasury's assistant secretary for international finance. In this position, Mr. Collyns is responsible for leading Treasury's work on international monetary policy, international financial institutions, coordination with the G7/G8 and G20, and regional and bilateral economic issues. Previously, he served as the deputy director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he led the team responsible for preparing the "World Economic Outlook." Prior to joining the Research Department in 2006, he has held a range of positions at the IMF, including being responsible for the organization's work on Japan from 1997-2001, on the United States from 2001-2003, and on Brazil from 2004-2006.
Mr. Collyns has also authored a number of publications on international macro-economics. In addition to the "World Economic Outlook" report, he co-authored "Post Bubble Blues - How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse," "Managing Financial Crises - Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America," and "Stabilization and Reform in Latin America - A Macroeconomic Perspective on the Experience since the early 1990s." He received his doctorate in economics from Oxford University.
03.26.10 | 01:11:21 min
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