The IMF programme is one of the three successors to the old International Macroeconomics (IM) programme, along with Macroeconomics and Growth (MG) and Monetary Economics and Fluctuations (MEF).

Key areas covered are, inter alia:

  • international macroeconomics
  • international financial architecture
  • international crisis research
  • exchange rate and international capital flows research
  • other research related to international macroeconomic linkages and policies

Programme Directors

Researchers

Cristina Arellano

Senior Economist Federal Reserve Board of Minneapolis; Adjunct Professor University of Minnesota

Stefan Avdjiev

Adviser for Financial Stability Bank for International Settlements

Philippe Bacchetta

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Swiss Finance Institute Professor of Macroeconomics HEC-Lausanne (University of Lausanne)

Yan Bai

Doctoral Student, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Tufts University

Charles Bean

Professor of Economics London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Roel Beetsma

Member Copenhagen Business School; Visiting Professor European Fiscal Board; Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business University Of Amsterdam

Kenza Benhima

Research Affiliate Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Macroeconomics HEC-Lausanne (University of Lausanne)

Gianluca Benigno

Associate Professor in the Department of Economics London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Peter Bofinger

Professor for Monetary Policy and International Economics University of Würzburg

Benjamin Born

Associate Professor of Macroeconomics Research Director IFO Institute, LMU Munich

Emine Boz

Assistant to the Director, IMF Research Department; Co-Editor, IMF Economic Review International Monetary Fund

Fernando Broner

Senior Researcher ICREA Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Research Professor Pompeu Fabra University; Adjunct Professor Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Luis Catao

Associate Professor Lisbon School of Economics and Management and UECE-REM, University of Lisbon

Anusha Chari

Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Economics and Finance University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Natalie Chen

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor University Of Warwick

Nicolas Coeurdacier

Research Affiliate Centre for Economic Policy Research; Research Affiliate Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Economics Sciences-Po Paris - University

Daniel Cohen

Professor of Economics École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay; Professor of Economics Paris School Of Economics

Fabrizio Coricelli

Emeritus Professor Paris School Of Economics; Professor of Economics University Of Siena

Paul De Grauwe

John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Luca Dedola

Research Affiliate Centre for Economic Policy Research; Adviser, Directorate General Research European Central Bank

Julian di Giovanni

Financial Research Advisor and Head of the Climate Risk Studies Department Assistant Vice President, Research Department Federal Reserve Bank of New York; ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Economics and Business Pompeu Fabra University

Andrea Ferrero

Professor of Economics Department of Economics, University of Oxford

Marcel Fratzscher

President Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin); Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance Humboldt University of Berlin

Ippei Fujiwara

Professor of Macroeconomics Australian National University; Professor of Macroeconomics Keio University

Gaston Gelos

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Chief, Monetary & Macroprudential Policies Division International Monetary Fund

Fabio Ghironi

Paul F. Glaser Professor of Economics University of Washington

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

Professor of Global Management and Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy Chief Economist International Monetary Fund; Professor of Global Management and Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy University Of California, Berkeley

Philipp Hartmann

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Deputy Director General Research European Central Bank

Jean Imbs

Research Director French National Centre for Scientific Research; Professor of Economics New York University Abu Dhabi; Professor of Economics Paris School Of Economics

Olivier Jeanne

Professor of Economics Johns Hopkins University; visiting Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics

Oscar Jorda

Senior Policy Advisor Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Professor Professor of Economics University of California, Davis

Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics University of Maryland

Lutz Kilian

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Senior Economic Policy Adviser Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Anton Korinek

Rubenstein Fellow Brookings Institution; Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Economics and Darden University of Virginia

Signe Krogstrup

Assistant Governor, Head of Economics and Monetary Policy Danmarks Nationalbank

Andrei Levchenko

Professor Research Fellow Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Economics Professor of Economics University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Karen Lewis

Sondheimer Professor of International Economics and Finance, Finance Department, Wharton School, and Department of Economics, School of Arts and Sciences (by courtesy), University of Pennsylvania University Of Pennsylvania

Philippe Martin

Vice President, Europe Centre for Economic Policy Research; Chair French Council of Economic Analysis; Professor of Economics and Dean School of Public Affairs Sciences-Po Paris - University

Alberto Martin

Senior Researcher Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional; Senior Adviser, DG Research European Central Bank; Research Professor ICREA Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Arnaud Mehl

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Adviser European Central Bank

Marcus Miller

Research Associate, ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy University Of Warwick

Brent Neiman

Professor of Economics at Booth School of Business University Of Chicago

Friederike Niepmann

Principal Economist, International Finance Division Federal Reserve Board Of Governors

Maurice Obstfeld

Class of 1958 Professor of Economics University Of California, Berkeley

Ugo Panizza

Vice President, New Ventures Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Evi Pappa

Full Professor Universidad Carlos III (Madrid, Spain)

Paolo Pesenti

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Director, Monetary Policy Research Division Research and Statistics Group Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Vincenzo Quadrini

Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business University of Hong Kong

Sérgio Rebelo

Tokai Bank Distinguished Professor of International Finance, Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University

Helene Rey

Vice President, Special Projects Centre for Economic Policy Research; Lord Bagri Professor of Economics London Business School

Andrew Rose

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of International Business, in the Economic Analysis and Policy Group, Haas School of Business University Of California, Berkeley

Philip Sauré

Professor of Economics Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Raphael Schoenle

Associate Professor of Economics Brandeis University; Deputy Director at the Center for Inflation Research Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Ina Simonovska

Associate Professor Associate Professor University of California, Davis

Lars E.O. Svensson

Affiliated Professor Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Affiliated Professor Stockholm School of Economics

Mark Taylor

Managing Director in the London office BlackRock; Professor of International Finance University Of Warwick

Alan M. Taylor

Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; Distinguished Professor of Economics and Finance University of California, Davis

Linda Tesar

Professor of Economics University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Christoph Trebesch

Professor of Economics Kiel Institute for World Economics; Professor of Economics Kiel University

Oreste Tristani

Senior Adviser in the Directorate General Research European Central Bank

Andrés Velasco

Professor of Public Policy and Dean of the School of Public Policy London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Charles Wyplosz

Professor Emeritus The Graduate Institute, Geneva; Emeritus Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva University of Geneva

Research affiliates

Christian Friedrich

Director, Financial Studies Division, Financial Stability Department Bank Of Canada

Lu Han

Lecturer University of Liverpool

Inga Heiland

Research Director of Research Center "Trade Policy" German Institute for Economic Research; Professor of International Economics Kiel University; Assistant Professor, Department of Economics University of Oslo

Yi Huang

Professor of Finance Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Josefin Meyer

Postdoc German Institute for Economic Research; Research Fellow Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Dmitry Mukhin

Assistant Professor of Economics London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Alexander Rodnyansky

Presidential Adviser Assistant Professor of Economics Presidential Adviser Assistant Professor of Economics University Of Cambridge

Martin Wolf

Research Affiliate Centre for Economic Policy Research; Assistant Professor of Monetary Economics University of St Gallen

Chenzi Xu

Assistant Professor Finance, Graduate School of Business Stanford University