Biswajit Banerjee

Chief Economist, Bank of Slovenia

Biswajit Banerjee is Chief Economist of the Bank of Slovenia since April 2014. He is also a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the European Central Bank. Dr. Banerjee is a former senior staff member of the International Monetary Fund, where he led surveillance and program missions to several countries in central and southeastern Europe. He also previously taught at Haverford College, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and University of Oxford. He has served as an external advisor to the Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic, and has conducted training courses in financial programming for senior government officials of Bangladesh.

Dr. Banerjee received his doctorate in economics from the University of Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He has numerous publications in leading academic journals.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey