RPPE Policy: Demian Reidel

Apr 30, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
399 JRRB



Event Description

Demian Reidel is a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School.  Dr. Reidel served as Deputy Governor and member of the Board of the Central Bank of Argentina from 2015 until 2018.   Dr. Reidel was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, which for the first time in Argentina’s history designed and implemented an inflation target regime with a flexible exchange rate. As a member of the Board, he oversaw the Central Bank’s prudential oversight responsibilities, including regulation of financial institutions. Previously, Dr. Reidel co-founded and was a principal portfolio manager at QFR, a New York City-based global macro hedge fund specializing in FX, fixed income and credit investments. Dr. Reidel was a Professor at Universidad Di Tella in Buenos Aires where he taught asset valuation in the Finance Masters Program.  He holds a PhD in economics from Harvard University in the fields of international economics and finance, an MS in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago,  and a BS and MS in Physics from Instituto Balseiro.