Professor of Economics

Birkbeck, University of London


Refereed journal articles

Policy papers and speeches

Books and monographs

Invited papers, book reviews, working papers

Past Positions and Other Appointments



What is New:

"PS Commentators Respond: Is a New Financial Crisis Underway?" Project Syndicate, 16 March 2023.

"The Bank of England’s Imperfect Intervention," Project Syndicate, 22 October 2022, with Willem H. Buiter.

"It’s Not the Bank of England’s Job to Help Ailing Energy Companies," Financial Times, 17 October 2022, Willem H. Buiter.

"Markets Don’t Believe Liz Truss’s Numbers. They’re Right Not To," Barrons, 26 September 2022, with Willem H. Buiter.

E-Money Tokens, Tokenised Money-Market shares, and Tokenised Bank Deposits,” VoxEU, 18 August 2022, with Willem H. Buiter and Nicolaes Tollenaar.

"The Future of Stablecoins is Commercial Bank Money." Markets Insight section. Financial Times, 2 August 2022. With Willem Buiter and Nicolaes Tollenaar.

"Stablecoins, Riskycoins, and Dodgycoins."Project Syndicate, 6 July 2022. With Willem Buiter.



Anne Sibert is a Professor of Economics at Birkbeck, University of London. She is a Fellow of CEPR, the European Economic Association and the Kiel Institute for World Economics. Her main research and policy interests are central bank design, cryptocurrency and stablecoins, intertemporal open economy public finance, financial regulation, economic and political aspects of economic and monetary union in Europe and the political economy of structural reform. She is a member of the London Times Shadow Monetary Policy Committee. She was an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Iceland, the Panel of Economic and Monetary Experts for the European Parliament’s Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Council of Economic Advisors to the Opposition Front Bench, U. K. She was an Associate Editor of the Economic Journal and Macroeconomic Dynamics. Her undergraduate degree is from Brown University and she earned her PhD in economics at Carnegie-Mellon University.

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