Cornel Ban


Assistant Professor of International Relations;
Co-Director of the Global Economic Governance Initiative


BA Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
JD Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
PhD University of Maryland

(617) 358-3774
154 Bay State Road, Room 300 Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Cornel Ban is the author of ten peer-reviewed articles on economic policy strategies in Southern Europe, Eastern Europe and Latin America, professionals and economic policy, the politics of IMF fiscal policy advice and European financial crisis management. His most recent book was published by Oxford University Press and deals with the local adaptation and crisis resilience of global economic paradigms in Spain and Romania. Dr. Ban also co-edited special issues on the IMF, the BRICS and shadow banking for leading journals such as Review of International Political Economy and Governance. At Boston University he also serves as the co-director of the Global Economic Governance Initiative.

Before joining the Pardee School in 2012, Ban was a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University and served as deputy director of Development Studies, an undergraduate specialization at the same academic institution.


International Economic Organizations, Economic Ideas and Economic Policy, The Political Economy of Crises and Transitions, Varieties of Capitalism, Europe, Brazil.