Debelle becomes RBA head of economic analysis

AUSTRALIA - The Reserve Bank of Australia has appointed Dr Guy Debelle as head of the economic analysis department, replacing Dr Malcolm Edey. Edey has been made chief of the domestic markets department.

Debelle, a graduate of the University of Adelaide, holds a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has held positions in the Commonwealth Treasury, the IMF and the Reserve Bank.

He has an extensive research and publication record on monetary policy, inflation target