Keynote speakers

We are proud to announce that the 2021 Warsaw MMF Conference Keynote Speakers are Professor Jordi Gali and Professor Emi Nakamura.

Professor Jordi Gali

Jordi Galí is Director and Senior Researcher at the Center for Research in International Economics (CREI), Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE. He is a Research Fellow at CEPR, a Research Associate at NBER, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He has served as a co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association and co-director of the CEPR International Macroeconomics Programme. In 2012 he served as President of the European Economic Association. Among other awards, Professor Galí has received the National Research Prize from the Government of Catalonia and was corecipient of the Yrjö Jahnsson Award. He is a regular consultant to the ECB, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Norges Bank. His research interests include Macroeconomics and Monetary Theory, and is the author of nine books and numerous articles on these topics.

Professor Emi Nakamura

Emi Nakamura is the Chancellor’s Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a research associate and co-director of the Monetary Economics Program of the NBER and a co-editor of the American Economic Review. She was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal in 2019, the Elaine Bennett Research Prize in 2014 and was named one of the top 25 economists under 45 in 2014 by the IMF and one of “the decade’s eight best young economists” in 2018 by The Economist. She has been awarded an NSF Career Grant and Sloan Research Fellowship. Emi Nakamura’s work focuses on empirical macroeconomics, price stickiness and the effects of macroeconomic policies.