Peterson Institute for International Economics
Morris Goldstein is the Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE). Prior to joining Peterson in 1994, Dr. Goldstein spent twenty five years on the IMF staff, the last eight as Deputy Director of the IMF’s Research Department. In 1999, he was the Project Director for the Council on Foreign Relations’ blue-ribbon task force on the international financial architecture. He is a member of the Bellagio Group and of the Council on Foreign Relations. He consults widely with central banks, ministries of finance, and private financial institutions. He holds an A.B. degree in Economics from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University.
Dr. Goldstein has written extensively on financial crises in both industrial and emerging economies, on international banking standards, on reform of the international financial architecture, on currency mismatching in emerging economies, on early warning indicators of currency and banking crises, on international capital flows, on exchange rate policies, and on empirical models of international trade. His latest book for the Peterson Institute was Debating China’s Exchange Rate Policy, co-authored in April 2008 with his Peterson Institute colleague, Nicholas Lardy. He is currently at work on a new book dealing with financial regulation after the global credit crisis.