Brad Setser serves at the National Economic Council. He was previously a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior economist at RGE Monitor, an online financial information service. He served at the US Treasury Department from 1997 to 2001, where he concluded his tenure as the acting director of the Office of International Monetary and Financial Policy, and spent 2002 as a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund. He is coauthor of Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Economies (2006).