Dr Veronica Rappoport, an Associate Professor in LSE’s Department of Management, has been appointed as second vice president of the Central Bank of Argentina.
Her appointment came following the resignation of Central Bank President Luis Caputo, who was immediately replaced by Guido Sandleris – an LSE Economics alumnus. These changes to the Central Bank’s leadership are part of its response to the currency issues facing the country.
As part of her appointment, Dr Rappoport was also co-chair at the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Bali in October 2018. Argentina took over the presidency of the G20 in December 2017, and the Bali summit brought together global economic leaders together to discuss risks to the world economy and infrastructure development. Among those in attendance were the Managing Director of the IMF, President of the World Bank and the President of the European Central Bank.
A Research Fellow at the Centre for Economics Performance (CEP) and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Dr Rappoport joined LSE’s Department of Management in 2012. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor in the Economics and Finance Department at Columbia Business School.
The focus of Dr Rappoport’s academic research is international economics and finance. Her research concerns the participation of firms in global markets, their usage of credit, their innovation decisions and their strategies for internationalisation. She has academic articles published in leading journals such as the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics and Management Science.
Wednesday 31 October 2018