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Brad Setser

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*Brad Setser* is Head of Global Research and Senior Economist at Roubini Global Economics and a research associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at University College, Oxford. He served at the U.S. Treasury Department from 1997 to 2001, wher

Brad Setser is Head of Global Research and Senior Economist at Roubini Global Economics and a research associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at University College, Oxford. He served at the U.S. Treasury Department from 1997 to 2001, where he worked extensively on the reform of international financial architecture, sovereign debt restructurings, and U.S. policy Setser ended his tenure at the Treasury Department as the acting director of the Office of International Monetary and Financial Policy. As a visiting scholar at the IMF, Dr. Setser worked on the IMF’s proposals to improve the sovereign debt restructuring process and helped to explore the implications of balance sheet analysis for crisis prevention and crisis resolution. He is a co-author, with Dr. Roubini, of Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Economies (Institute for International Economics: 2004). He has a master and doctorate of philosophy in International Relations from Oxford, a DEA (Masters) in Economie Applique from Sciences-PO, Paris and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Government. His email address is: brad_setser@msn.com. toward the IMF.