Woodrow Wilson School
Lecturer of Public and International Affairs
Dr Zaidi is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses (macroeconomics, international economics, macroeconomic adjustment in developing countries, financial policies in developing countries, and regional integration), and advised senior theses. He worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for 25+ years in various senior positions, including serving on its Executive Board and managing IMF offices in Africa and Asia. He worked for two years at the State Bank of Pakistan as Advisor to the Governor, and served on the Policy Committee, which was responsible for the conduct of monetary policy. He has produced and supervised numerous technical and policy‑oriented papers (fiscal and monetary policies, public debt management, bank restructuring, exchange rate adjustment, regional integration), and has published widely in professional journals.