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 Policy.  Previously, Mosser was head of the Research and Analysis Center at the Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury Department.  Mosser spent over 20 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where she was a senior manager at the Fed’s open market desk overseeing market analysis, monetary policy implementation including many crisis-related facilities, foreign exchange operations, and analysis of financial stability and reform. 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, and the monetary transmission mechanism. She serves as a consultant to the Bank of England and was previously a member of the Deputies Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), the Board of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) and numerous international central banking and financial policy committees.  She received a BA from Wellesley College, an MSc with distinction from the LSE, and a PhD in economics from MIT.

Recent Central Banking Event

Johan WilliamsReserve Reductions, Money Markets, and Future Frameworks

A conference discussing monetary policy design and implementation in light of current and future performance of the U.S. Economy.

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Research & Publications

October 2018|Brookings Report|Patricia Mosser, Jason Healey, Katheryn Rosen, Adriana Tache
September 2018|Brookings Institution|Patricia Mosser, William B. English
February 2016|Housing Finance Reform Incubator, Housing Finance Policy Center, The Urban Institute|Patricia Mosser
February 2016|Rethinking the Central Bank’s Mandate, Sveriges Riksbank Economic Review|Patricia Mosser