John Thornton

John Thornton



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Academic Background

I am a Financial Stability Advisor with the Office of Technical Assistance at the US Department of the Treasury. I was Professor of Global Finance and Head of the Business School at Bangor University during 2009-2016, and before that I was with the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC where I was, respectively, Assistant Director in the Western Hemisphere Department, the Fiscal Affairs Department, and the Middle East and Central Asia Department. I have also been a staff member of the Economics Department of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, a Lecturer in Economics at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, and a Vice President of Economics with Merrill Lynch in London.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Economics, Birkbeck University of London

Doctor of Philosophy, University of London

Bachelor of Economics, University of Wales

External positions

Financial Stability Advisor, US Department of the Treasury

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