Tim Willems

Economist at International Monetary Fund

Tim Willems is an economist in the IMF's Debt Policy division. At the IMF, he has worked on a variety of countries, including Cote d'Ivoire, Tunisia, and now Ukraine. Previously, he was a post-doctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and a member of the Centre for Macroeconomics at the London School of Economics. He holds degrees from Tilburg University and University College London and obtained his PhD in Economics from the Tinbergen Institute at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on macroeconomics and political economy, and has been published in a variety of journals, including American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Economic Journal, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/twillems85/