Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Graduate School of Business Administration
Huw Pill graduated in Politics, Philosophy and
Economics from University College, Oxford in
July 1989. He received his doctorate from the
Department of Economics at Stanford University
in June 1995.
July 1998 until January 2001, Professor Pill
was on leave from Harvard working at the European
Central Bank in Frankfurt, where he was Head
of the Strategic Policy Issues in the Bank's
Directorate Monetary Policy. Prior to his appointment
to the Harvard faculty in July 1995, Professor
Pill worked as an economist in the Monetary
and Exchange Rate Policy Group of the Bank of
England's Economics Division (199092).
Pill's research investigates the role of financial
systems and monetary policy in macroeconomic
performance. He has studied the role of monetary
policy in the business cycle and the appropriate
design of policy regime. He has also investigated
the impact of financial liberalisation on financial
systems and macroeconomic behaviour, with particular
reference to the boom / bust cycles associated
with structural reform and stabilization programmes.
Pill has taught at both undergraduate and graduate
levels and was awarded the Walter J. Gores Prize
for Excellence in Teaching at Stanford in 1994.