Jane D' Arista

Jane D’Arista is director of Programs for the Financial Markets Center (a US-based Center that provides research and education resources to citizen organisations, policymakers, scholars and journalists interested in central banks and the financial sector) and a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute (a Washington-based Institute that aims to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers).

She has written on the history of US monetary policy and financial regulation, international and domestic monetary systems and capital flows to emerging economies. She has taught in graduate programmes in economics at the New School University and the University of Utah and, from 1988 to 1999, in a programme in international finance at Boston University School of Law that she helped create and administer. Before that, she served for 20 years as a staff economist for the US Congress, first as a staff member of the House Banking Committee and then as an international analyst at the Congressional Budget Office.