Patricia Mosser

Director, MPA Program in Economic Policy Management; Senior Research Scholar of International and Public Affairs


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Personal Details

Patricia C. Mosser is Director of the MPA Program in Economic Policy Management at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and leads the School’s Initiative on Central Banking and Financial PolicyPreviously, she was head of Research and Analysis at the Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury.  Mosser spent over 20 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where she was senior manager at the New York Fed’s open market desk overseeing financial market analysis, monetary policy implementation, crisis-related facilities, foreign exchange and investment operations, and analysis of financial stability and reform. In 2009, she was SOMA manager for the FOMC. She previously served as an economist and manager in the New York Fed Research Department and as an assistant professor in the Economics Department at Columbia.  Mosser has written on financial stability and monetary policy topics including financial reform, crisis policy tools, cyber risks to financial stability, and the monetary transmission mechanism.  She was previously a consultant to the Bank of England, a member of the Deputies Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and a board member of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.  Currently, she serves as an outside director of Nomura Holdings Incorporated and Nomura Holdings America and is a member of the Advisory Group to the Digital Dollar Project.


  • PhD in Economics, MIT
  • MSc with distinction, London School of Economics
  • BA in Mathematics and Economics, Wellesley College

Research And Publications

Cyber Risk and Financial Stability – An Atlas for Macroprudential Analysis

Jun 2022

Columbia SIPA Working Paper

Patricia Mosser

Jason Healey

Rachel Adeney

Danielle Murad-Waiss

In The Media

SIPA’s Patricia Mosser moderated a panel at a recent fintech conference.

Oct 11 2023

On her first visit to Japan as dean, Yarhi-Milo shared her vision for the School.


Jul 13 2023

Patricia Mosser talks about the latest failures of three U.S. banks, the implications of the Fed's rate hike, and how these will impact small and medium sized banks and their lending decisions. 

May 04 2023
Bloomberg TV

An annual workshop jointly sponsored by SIPA and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Oct 23 2022
Inclusive Prosperity

During financial crises, SIPA’s community of policy experts help keep the economy afloat — and mentor the next generation of leaders.

Oct 11 2021