Anna Gelpern

Nonresident Senior Fellow

Anna Gelpern, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, is professor of law and Anne Fleming Research Professor at Georgetown University. She writes about financial integration, government debt, and regulation, and coauthored the leading law textbook on international finance. She has contributed to international initiatives on financial reform and sovereign borrowing, most recently as an expert for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. She has held faculty appointments at the American University Washington College of Law, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, and the Rutgers University Division of Global Affairs, and visiting appointments at Harvard Law School and University of Pennsylvania School of Law. She was an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, served in legal and policy positions at the US Treasury Department, and practiced with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York and London. She earned an AB from Princeton University, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Recent Content

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Stanley Fischer (Former Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System), Anna Gelpern (PIIE) and David Wilcox (PIIE)

November 23, 2020
RealTime Economic Issues Watch

Anna Gelpern (PIIE) and Nicolas Véron (PIIE)

November 2, 2020
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Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Arthur Wilmarth (George Washington University Law School) and Anna Gelpern (PIIE; Georgetown University)

October 28, 2020
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Geoffrey Okamoto (IMF First Deputy Managing Director), Rhoda Weeks-Brown (General Counsel and Director of the IMF’s Legal Department), Ceyla Pazarbasioglu (Director of the IMF's Strategy, Policy, and Review Department), Anna Gelpern (PIIE), Peter Orszag (CEO of Financial Advisory at Lazard), Deborah Zandstra (Partner in the Capital Markets Group at Clifford Chance), Olivier Blanchard (PIIE), Jeromin Zettelmeyer (Deputy Director in the IMF’s Strategy, Policy and Review Department) and Maurice Obstfeld (PIIE)

October 1, 2020