• Ph.D., Economics, PrincetonUniversity (1987),

  • M.A., Economics, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1981),

  • B.S., Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1978).


Marta Castello-Branco


international macroeconomics

economics in transition


Previous Positions:

  • Senior Policy Expert, OGResearch, Prague (Feb 2012–present),
  • Fellow & Consultant, CINDES-Center for Studies on Integration & Development, Rio de Janeiro (Apr 2010–present).

Previous Positions:

  • CASE Fellow
  • Adjunct Professor, Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University, Washington, DC (Aug 2009–Nov 2011).
  • International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC (1987-May 2009),
  • Consultant at Ashenfelter & Ashmore, Princeton, NJ (1986-1987),
  • Teaching Assistant at Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton, NJ (1985). 


Selected Publications:

  • "Building Monetary and Financial Systems", co-editor with Charles Enoch and Karl Habermeier IMF (2007),


  • "Turkey: Moving Toward Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting", Building Monetary and Financial Systems, IMF (2007),


  • "Growth Experience in Transition Countries, 1990-1998", co-author with Julian Berengaut et al, IMF Occasional Papers No 184 (1999),


  • "Capital Inflows to the Baltic States, 1992-1996", in János Gács, Robert Holzmann, and Michael L. Wyzan (eds.) "The Mixed Blessing of Financial Inflows; Transition Countries in Comparative Perspective, IIASA (1999),


  • "Central Bank Independence—Issues and Experience", with Mark Swinburne, IMF Working Paper (1991).

Online Profiles:

project involvement: expert