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Domenico Lombardi      

President of The Oxford Institute for Economic Policy and senior fellow

Domenico Lombardi is president of The Oxford Institute for Economic Policy and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Dr. Lombardi is a member of the Financial Times Forum of Economists. He serves as a managing editor of the World Economics Journal and advises leading organizations that shape the public policy debate worldwide, including the Bretton Woods Committee, the G20 Research Group, the G8 Research Group and the Institute for International Affairs. He is a member of the board of directors of New Rules for Global Finance.

He has previously been a member of the executive boards of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Dr. Lombardi's academic interests focus on the global economy and currencies, global governance, the G20, the G8, the European economies, and the reform of the international financial and monetary system. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and has been referred to in congressional hearings and government reports.

In 2010, he was appointed by the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors as the External Reviewer to conduct the Independent Review of the Group’s Oversight and Accountability Units. A year earlier, Dr. Lombardi authored the Report to the IMF Managing Director on IMF Governance Reform (“Fourth Pillar Report”), which he presented before the Fund’s Executive Directors.

His latest books include Asia and Policymaking for the Global Economy, with Kemal Derviş and Masahiro Kawai, published in April 2011 by the Brookings Institution Press, and Finance, Development, and the IMF, with James Boughton, released from Oxford University Press in 2009.

Dr. Lombardi is a regular commentator for the international press, including the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, for the global newswires Bloomberg and Reuters, as well as for major TV networks like BBC, CNN and Fox News. He has an undergraduate degree in Financial Economics from Bocconi University, Milan, and he did his postgraduate studies at Harvard University, The London School of Economics and Oxford University (Nuffield College), from which he holds a Ph.D. in Economics.

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