Joseph P. Joyce is a Professor of Economics at Wellesley College and the Faculty Director of the Madeleine Korbel Institute for Global Affairs. He joined the faculty in 1981, and served as chair of the Economics Department from 1994-1998. He was the director of Wellesley College’s Social Sciences Summer Research Program, which received funding from the National Science Foundation, from 1999-2006. He teaches courses in international macroeconomics, the economics of globalization and macroeconomic theory.
Professor Joyce’s research deals with issues in financial globalization. His book, The IMF and Global Financial Crises: Phoenix Rising?, has been published by Cambridge University Press. He has published articles in many journals, including the Journal of International Money and Finance, Review of International Economics, Open Economies Review, Journal of Development Economics, Economics & Politics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Review of World Economics, and World Development. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Review of International Organizations and the Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy.
Professor Joyce received a B.S.F.S. degree cum laude in international affairs from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Boston University. He has held internships at the Federal Reserve Board and the International Monetary Fund, and visiting positions at the Brookings Institution, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Harvard's Center for International Affairs and the International Monetary Fund.