Ilan Goldfajn

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Ilan Goldfajn
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President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Assumed office
June 9, 2016
Appointed byMichel Temer
Preceded byAlexandre Tombini
Succeeded byRoberto Campos Neto (Appointed)
Personal details
Born
Ilan Goldfajn

(1966-03-12) March 12, 1966 (age 52)
Haifa, Israel
Alma materFederal University of Rio de Janeiro
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Signature
Academic career
Doctoral
advisor
Rudiger Dornbusch[1]
Stanley Fischer[2]

Ilan Goldfajn (born March 12, 1966) is an Israeli-born Brazilian economist and the current President of the Central Bank of Brazil.

Biography[edit]

Goldfajn was born in Haifa, Israel. He graduated in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, received a master's degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a doctorate from MIT. He was appointed to the position of President of the Central Bank by Minister of Finance Henrique Meirelles on May 12, 2016.[3][4]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Francesco Giavazzi; Ilan Goldfajn; Santiago Herrera (2005). Inflation Targeting, Debt, and the Brazilian Experience, 1999 to 2003. MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-07259-5.
  • Ilan Goldfajn; André Minella (2005). Capital Flows and Controls in Brazil: What Have We Learned?. National Bureau of Economic Research.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldfajn, Ilan (1995). On public debt and exchange rates (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  2. ^ Goldfajn, Ilan (1995). On public debt and exchange rates (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Meirelles indica Ilan Goldfajn para a presidência do BC". Terra Networks. May 17, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  4. ^ Trevisani, Paulo (June 7, 2016). "Brazil's Senate Approves Ilan Goldfajn as Central Bank President". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
Business positions
Preceded by
Alexandre Tombini
President of the Central Bank of Brazil
2016–present
Succeeded by
Roberto Campos Neto
Appointed
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Rogério Galloro
as Director General of the Federal Police of Brazil
Brazilian order of precedence
45th in line
as President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Followed by
Marcelo Labuto
as President of Banco do Brasil