Editorial Board

C.J. Polychroniou
Caroline S. Wagner
Juergen Braunstein
Robert Falkner
Professor Ann Florini
Thomas Hale
Gleider Hernández
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Marion Laboure
Kate Macdonald
Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Lauge Poulsen
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Joel Sandhu
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Catherine Turner

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Robert Keohane
Andreas Klasen
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Javier Solana
George Soros
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Agustin Carstens

Augustin Carstens Carstens
Governor Mexican Central Bank
Former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Governor of the Mexican Central Bank


Agustín Carstens was appointed Governor of the Mexican Central Bank in January 2010. He assumed office as Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from August 1, 2003 to October 2006. Prior to taking up his position as Deputy Managing Director at the IMF, he was Mexico's Deputy Secretary of Finance. From 1999-2000, Mr. Carstens served as an Executive Director at the IMF (representing Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain and Venezuela), after a career at the Banco de México (central bank), where his positions included those of Director General, Economic Research and Chief of Staff in the Governor's office. In addition, he has been an organizer of the United Nations Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey and of meetings of the Group of 20, and has served as Alternate Governor for Mexico at the InterAmerican Development Bank and the World Bank.

He has published articles in collections edited by: the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, the University of London, OECD, IMF and World Bank. He has also published articles in the following journals: Columbia Journal of World Business, American Economic Review, Journal of Asian Economics, Journal of International Finance, Cuadernos Económicos del ICE (Spain) and Gaceta de Economía del ITAM (Mexico).

Born in 1958, Mr. Carstens has a Ph.D. (1985) and M.A. (1983) in Economics from the University of Chicago. He has a B.A. in Economics from Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)(1982).