Research Associate Jörg Bibow is a professor of economics at Skidmore College. His research focuses on central banking and financial systems and the effects of monetary policy on economic performance, especially the monetary policies of the Bundesbank and the European Central Bank. This work builds on his earlier research on the monetary thought of John Maynard Keynes. Bibow has lectured at the University of Cambridge, University of Hamburg, and Franklin College Switzerland on central banking and European integration and was a visiting scholar at the Levy Institute. He received a bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, a diplom-volkswirt from the University of Hamburg, and MA and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Cambridge.