Jagjit Chadha is the Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and an expert on financial markets and monetary policy, as well as aspects of monetary and financial history.
Prior to joining NIESR, he was Professor of Economics at the University of Kent and at Cambridge. He has also held positions as Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews and a Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge, as well as working at the Bank of England on Monetary Policy, as Chief Quantitative Economist at BNP Paribas, and served as Chair of the Money, Macro, Finance Study Group.
During his career, he has acted as a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and as an academic adviser to both the Bank of England and HM Treasury, as well as to many central banks and the Bank for International Settlements. In the City of London, he was the Mercers’ Memorial Professor of Commerce at Gresham College from 2014-2018. He sits on the REF sub-panel for Economics, the ESRC SAN, and the Council of the Royal Economics Society (RES). He has written widely on the design of monetary, fiscal and financial policies.
Details of his research and publications are available here.