Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellowship - Appointment 2021

The Bank for International Settlements announces the appointment of Professor Enrique Mendoza as Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellow for 2021.

Enrique G Mendoza is Presidential Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and Co-Editor of the Journal of International Economics. He joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2013 and served as Director of the Penn Institute for Economic Research from 2014 to 2020. Before that, he was Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland and held positions at Duke University, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and the IMF. He is a 1989 PhD from the University of Western Ontario, an NBER Research Associate and a member of the BIS Advisory Panel and the Latin American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee. He has served on the NSF Economics panel and on the editorial boards of several journals, including the American Economic Review. In 2017, he was awarded the ECB's Wim Duisenberg fellowship.

His research focuses on international capital flows, financial crises, sovereign debt and international business cycles. His main publications include: "Optimal, time-consistent macroprudential policy" with J Bianchi, Journal of Political Economy, 2018; "A general equilibrium model of sovereign default and business cycles" with V Yue, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012; "Sudden stops, financial crises and leverage", American Economic Review, 2010; "Financial integration, financial development and global imbalances" with V Quadrini and J V Rios-Rull, Journal of Political Economy, 2009; and "Real business cycles in a small open economy", American Economic Review, 1991.

The Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellowship is awarded to internationally recognised experts in the fields of banking, monetary policy and financial stability. The Lamfalussy Fellow conducts research on a topic relevant to the BIS, collaborating with BIS colleagues and making use of the extensive networks and resources available at the Bank. This is the ninth fellowship award.