Jonathan D Ostry
Jonathan D Ostry is Deputy Director of the Research Department (RES) at the International Monetary Fund, where he leads a variety of teams dealing with: the IMF-FSB Early Warning Exercise on global systemic macrofinancial risks; vulnerabilities exercises for advanced and emerging market countries; multilateral exchange rate surveillance, including the work of CGER, the Fund’s Consultative Group of Exchange Rates; issues related to the international financial architecture (capital inflows and the appropriate policy response; reform of the Fund’s lending toolkit; country insurance issues); and fiscal sustainability issues. Past positions include leading the division that produces the IMF’s flagship multilateral surveillance publication, the World Economic Outlook, and leading country teams on Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and Singapore. Mr. Ostry is the author/editor of a number of books on international macro policy issues, and numerous articles in scholarly journals. He holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Oxford (Balliol College) and Queen’s University (Canada), and graduate degrees from the London School of Economics (M.Sc., economics) and the University Chicago (Ph.D., 1988).
Articles by Jonathan D Ostry:
The multilateral approach to capital controls
11 December 2012, 17294 reads
Inflation-targeting and Forex intervention: Are two targets better than one?
27 May 2012, 13212 reads
Shifting motives: Explaining the build-up in official reserves in emerging markets since the 1980s
6 February 2012, 11661 reads
Running out of room: Fiscal space in advanced countries
8 March 2011, 10285 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena