Stephany Griffith-Jones

Columbia University


Stephany Griffith-Jones is Financial Markets Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, based at Columbia University; Emeritus Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University; a Senior Research Associate at the Overseas Development Institute; a non-resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development; and a Distinguished Fellow at ClimateWorks Foundation. From 1 May 2022, she will be a Board Member of the Central Bank of Chile. Professor Griffith-Jones is researching and providing policy advice on reforming international and national financial architecture, with emphasis on a development perspective, and special focus on development banks; capital flows to emerging and low-income economies; debt crises and their management; and debt for nature and development swaps. She has led many major international research projects on international and domestic financial issues. Publishing widely, having written or edited over 25 books and numerous journal and newspaper articles. A 2010 OUP book, coedited with Joseph Stiglitz and Jose Antonio Ocampo, Time for a Visible Hand, dealt with financial regulation. Her most recent book, co-edited with Jose Antonio Ocampo, The Future of National Development Banks, was published by OUP in 2018. She has advised many international organizations, including the European Commission, European Parliament, World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, IADB, and various UN agencies and several governments and central banks, including in the UK, Chile, Sweden, South Africa, Tanzania, Brazil and Czech Republic.

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