Benedict Clements

Assistant Director in the African Department at International Monetary Fund

Benedict Clements is Assistant Director/Division Chief in the African Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was previously a Division Chief in the Fiscal Affairs Department and Western Hemisphere Department. Mr. Clements has published extensively in economic journals and has authored/co-authored a number of books on fiscal policy. These include The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies (2012); Energy Subsidy Reform: Lessons and Implications (2013); Equitable and Sustainable Pensions: Challenges and Experience (2014); and Inequality and Fiscal Policy (2015), all published by the IMF.