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Boorman, Jack

Jack T. Boorman Advisor to the Director of IMF's Independent Evaluation Office, Washington DC, USA

Jack T. Boorman was the Director of the Policy Development and Review Department of the International Monetary Fund for more than a decade. In the latter years of his career with the Fund, he was Counsellor and Special Advisor to the Managing Director. He held several other positions in the Fund, including in the European and Asian Departments, and as Resident Representative in Indonesia. Before his career in the IMF, Mr. Boorman taught at the University of Southern California, from which he received his Ph.D. in Economics, and at the University of Maryland. He also served as a Financial Economist in the Research Department of The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Mr. Boorman is the author of a number of books and many papers on diverse topics including development, structural adjustment, and developing country debt; emerging market country issues; international insolvency; governance; and IMF policies and country operations. Mr. Boorman currently serves as Advisor to the Director of the IMF Independent Evaluation Office, as a member of the Advisory Board of the Emerging Markets Forum, as the Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees of LeMoyne College, and continues to write on global governance, emerging markets, and other topics.