Ireland names new chief economist

Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank of Ireland has named Gabriel Fagan as its new chief economist, four months after his predecessor, Lars Frisell, left to join the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Fagan joins from the European Central Bank (ECB), where he has served as senior adviser in the directorate-general for research since 2011. He previously led the divisions for monetary policy research and econometric modelling.

He will return to the Central Bank of Ireland – having worked there as an economist in the

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