Central Banking

Mussa to step down as IMF economic counsellor

Michael Mussa is to step down as the IMF's Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department at the end of his current term in the position, Managing Director Horst Kohler announced on Mar 7, 2001.

Mr. Mussa will relinquish his post on Jun 29, 2001. But, at the request of Mr. Kohler, he will remain on staff until the end of Sept 2001 as Special Advisor to the Managing Director.

Mr. Kohler said: "Michael Mussa has made an enormous contribution to the Fund and its work over the last de