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Domenico Lombardi

Director of the Global Economy Program

Domenico Lombardi is Director of the Global Economy Program and a member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Canada. He also serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.

Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi

Domenico Lombardi is Director of the Global Economy Program and a member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Canada. He also serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.

Domenico is a regular speaker in high-level international fora, including the G20 and the governing bodies of multilateral organizations. He has served as Rapporteur for the High-Level Panel on the Governance of the Financial Stability Board; was appointed by the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors as External Reviewer to conduct the first independent review of the Group’s 5 Oversight and Accountability Vice-Presidencies; and authored the report to the IMF Managing Director on IMF governance reform (“Fourth Pillar Report”).

Before joining CIGI, Domenico was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Prior to that, Domenico’s distinguished career includes positions on the executive boards of major international financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

His academic interests focus on the global economy and currencies, central banking and the reform of the international financial and monetary system. His research has been published on the Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Globalization and Development, New Political Economy, Review of International Organizations, Review of International Political Economy, West European Politics and IMF Staff Papers, among the others, and has been referred to in Congressional and Parliamentary hearings around the world. He has testified before the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance.

Domenico is Editor of Asian Economic Papers and the World Economics Journal, Associate Editor of the Journal of Globalization and Development, and is a member of the Financial Times Forum of Economists. He is a regular commentator for leading international press agencies, including the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and Project Syndicate, and for the global newswires Bloomberg and Reuters.

He has an undergraduate degree summa cum laude in banking and finance from Bocconi University, Milan, and a Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University (Nuffield College).

CIGI Publications

In the News

  1. Are low interest rates doing more harm than good?, Chris Sorensen, Macleans, July 15, 2016
  2. IMF Seeks to Keep Wiggle Room While Backing Greek Debt Deal, Andrew Mayeda, Bloomberg Business, May 26, 2016
  3. Brainard Sways U.S.-Centric Fed to Think Global in Rates Debate, Craig Torres, Christopher Condon, Bloomberg Business, May 13, 2016
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