Ippei Shibata

Economist at International Monetary Fund

Ippei Shibata is an economist on the Portugal team within the European Department at the International Monetary Fund. Previously, he worked in the Research Department’s Structural Reforms and Climate Policies Division, the Western Hemisphere Department, and the Strategy Policy Review Department where he worked on Guyana, Liberia, and Suriname. His research interests include applied macroeconomics and labor market issues (e.g. labor market mismatch and measurement errors). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.