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Roberto Chang

Distinguished Professor


Roberto Chang is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Prior to joining Rutgers in 2000, he was an Assistant Professor at NYU and a Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has also taught at Princeton, Columbia, and the London School of Economics and Political Science, where in 2020 he served as BP Centennial Professor.

His publication record is extensive and includes highly cited contributions to the literature on the dynamics and credibility of monetary policy; the links between banking panics, exchange rate regimes, and currency crashes; and the macroeconomic impacts of balance sheet effects, currency mismatches, and financial frictions.

Professor Chang has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Development Economics and as a member of the Economics Panel of the National Science Foundation. He has been a Peter Kenen International Economics Fellow at Princeton University and received a Rutgers University Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research. He is a frequent visitor, consultant, and advisor to several international financial organizations and central banks around the world.