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Jeromin Zettelmeyer

Director

Former Deputy director of the Strategy and Policy Review Department, International Monetary Fund

Jeromin Zettelmeyer is deputy director of the Strategy and Policy Review Department at the International Monetary Fund, where his areas of responsibility include policies on sovereign debt, exchange rates, capital flows and trade. Previously he served as senior fellow at the Peterson Institute beginning in September 2016. From 2014 until September of 2016, he served as director-general for economic policy at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Before joining the German government, Zettelmeyer was director of research and deputy chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (August 2008–March 2014), where he cowrote and edited the Transition Report and other EBRD flagship publications and contributed to the modernization of the EBRD’s development strategy. Prior to that, he was a staff member of the International Monetary Fund, where he worked in the Research, Western Hemisphere, and European II departments (1994–2008).

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Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform

This publication, written by a group of independent French and German economists, proposes six reforms which, if delivered as a package, would improv

Jean Pisani-Ferry, Nicolas Véron, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Hélène Rey, Philippe Martin, Marcel Fratzscher, Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Isabel Schnabel, Markus Brunnermeier, Clemens Fuest, Henrik Enderlein, Emmanuel Farhi and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
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A resilient Euro needs Franco-German compromise

In a piece signed by 15 leading French and German economists, Nicolas Véron lays out a path to a more sustainable Euro. Germany will need to accept so

Jean Pisani-Ferry, Nicolas Véron, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Hélène Rey, Philippe Martin, Marcel Fratzscher, Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Isabel Schnabel, Markus Brunnermeier, Lars Feld, Clemens Fuest, Henrik Enderlein, Emmanuel Farhi and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas