Carmen M. Reinhart

Carmen M. Reinhart is the Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System at Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, she was the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for International Economics at the University of Maryland. Professor Reinhart held positions as Chief Economist and Vice President at the investment bank Bear Stearns in the 1980s.  She spent several years at the International Monetary Fund.  Reinhart is a member of the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers and the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  She has been listed among Bloomberg Markets Most Influential 50 in Finance, Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers, and Thompson Reuters' The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.

Reinhart has written on a variety of topics in macroeconomics and international finance.  She has served on numerous editorial boards and has testified before congress. Her work has helped to inform the understanding of financial crises for over a decade. Her best-selling book (with Kenneth S. Rogoff)  entitled This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly  documents the striking similarities of the recurring booms and busts that have characterized financial history and has been translated to over 20 languages and won the 2010 Paul A. Samuelson TIAA-CREF Institute Award, among others.
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Carmen M. Reinhart at IDEAS

Recent works and Data are also featured Behavioral Finance and Financial Stability Project at Harvard Business School

Listed in Highly Cited Researchers 2014, Thomson Reuters.
Listed in The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds, 2014,
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Recent research and commentary:

Carmen Reinhart Project Syndicate Columns

“Global Cycles: Capital Flows, Commodities, and Sovereign Defaults, 1815-2015,” (with Vincent Reinhart and Christoph Trebesch).  American Economic Review, Vol. 106(5), May 2016, 574-580.

“Does Reserve Accumulation Crowd Out Investment?” (with Vincent Reinhart and Takeshi Tashiro). Journal of International Money and Finance. Vol. 63, May 2016, 89-111.

The International Monetary Fund:  Seventy Years of Reinventing Itself” (with Christoph Trebesch). Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 30(1) Winter 2016, 3-28.

 “Sovereign Debt Relief and its Aftermath,” (with Christoph Trebesch). Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 14(1), February 2016, 215-251.

"From Financial Repression to External Distress: The Case of Venezuela." (with Miguel Angel Santos). Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Vol. 52(2), February 2016, 255-284.