Francesco Grigoli is a Senior Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Previously, he worked in the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department and Fiscal Affairs Department and was a visiting scholar at Columbia University. While on leave from the IMF, he served as Director of Research at the Central Bank of the UAE. He published extensively in leading academic journals and policy outlets on a wide range of topics in macroeconomics and international economics. His current research focuses on inflation expectations, price formation, monetary policy, and international finance. Francesco received his PhD in Economics from the University of Insubria and holds a Master's in International Economics from the University of Sussex.