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Presenter Bios: Huw Pill


Huw Pill
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Graduate School of Business Administration
Harvard University


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.

From 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 (1990–92).

Professor 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.

Professor 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.

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