Torbjörn Becker

Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics. 

Torbjörn Becker


Director of SITE | SITE

Torbjörn Becker has been Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) at the Stockholm School of Economics since August 2006. Prior to this he worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for nine years where he became interested in international financial architecture issues, how countries can protect themselves against adverse shocks and what role IFIs could have in preventing and resolving crises.

In previous positions at the IMF, he worked on emerging markets and developing countries in Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He is a member of several boards in the public, private and academic sector in the region and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Research fields: Debt Management, Development Issues, Financial Markets, Fiscal Policy, International Economics, Macroeconomics

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