New AtlanticistOct 9, 2023
Go behind the scenes as financial leaders gather in Marrakesh for the IMF-World Bank meetings
By Atlantic Council
Atlantic Council experts are on the ground in Morocco to gauge whether global financial leaders can get the world on a trajectory toward ending poverty and attaining sustainable growth.
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou is the macroeconomist with the GeoEconomics Center and a Senior Lecturer of Economics at the American University in Washington, DC. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at the Columbia University’s Climate School and School of Professional Studies in New York. He leads GeoEconomics Center’s Bretton Woods 2.0 Project and frequently contributes to the Center’s analytical outputs on various issues related to the global economy and international finance. Previously he served as a research economist and consultant in different departments of the World Bank between 2007 and 2020. Most noticeably, he was part of the core team at the World Bank working on several rounds and updates of Bank Regulation and Supervision Survey, Global Financial Development Report, and leading the development of Global Financial Development Database. Amin’s areas of expertise are development macroeconomics, energy economics, and international financial and trade relations with a focus on US, China, and the MENA region. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics, an M.A. in International Development, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.