Ramin Toloui is Professor of the Practice for International Finance at Stanford University, and Tad and Diane Taube Policy Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. His teaching and research focus on international economic policy, financial crises, and the economic impact of artificial intelligence. He recently led the policy review for international economics on the Biden-Harris Transition Team, in addition to serving on the State Department agency review team.
Prior to joining Stanford, Toloui had a two-decade career spanning public service and investment management. He served in the Obama-Biden Administration as Assistant Secretary for International Finance at the Department of the Treasury, representing the United States in forums like the G7 and G20.
Previously he was Global Co-Head of Emerging Markets Portfolio Management at the Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), overseeing more than $100 billion in investments. He began his career as a civil servant at the Department of the Treasury.
Toloui earned his A.B. degree in economics from Harvard University and an M.Phil. degree in International Relations from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.more » « less