Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou is the macroeconomist with the GeoEconomics Center and an assistant professor of Economics at the American University in Washington, DC. He leads GeoEconomics Center’s Bretton Woods 2.0 Project. 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 SurveyGlobal Financial Development Report, and leading the development of Global Financial Development Database.

Amin’s areas of expertise are development macroeconomics, energy economics, economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and international political economy with a focus on 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. He is fluent in Farsi, Turkish, and has a working knowledge of Arabic. Amin, his wife, and their three children live in Maryland.