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

Silvana Tenreyro

External Monetary Policy Committee Member Bank Of England; Professor London School Of Economics And Political Science

Research Fellows

Laura Alfaro

Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration Harvard University

Cristina Arellano

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

Guido Ascari

Economic Advisor and Head of Monetary Policy Research De Nederlandsche Bank; Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Management University Of Pavia

Vladimir Asriyan

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; ICREA Research Professor Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Adjunct Professor Pompeu Fabra University

Raphael Auer

Head, BIS Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre Bank For International Settlements

RPN Member, Fintech and Digital Currencies / Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / Fellow, International Trade and Regional Economics

Stefan Avdjiev

Adviser for Financial Stability Bank For International Settlements

Yan Bai

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

Roel Beetsma

Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business and Professor of Macroeconomics University Of Amsterdam

Peter Bofinger

Professor for Monetary Policy and International Economics University Of Wuerzburg

Benjamin Born

Professor of Macroeconomics Frankfurt School Of Finance & Management

Emine Boz

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

Jorge Braga de Macedo

Jubilee Professor of Economics London Business School; Em. Professor of Economics NOVA University Lisbon

Fernando Broner

Adjunct Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Senior Researcher Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Adjunct Professor Pompeu Fabra University

Willem Buiter

Adjunct Senior Fellow Council on Foreign Relations in New York

José Manuel Campa

Professor of Financial Management and Economics IESE Business School, Barcelona

Anusha Chari

Professor of Economics and Finance at the Department of Economics and Kenan-Flagler Business School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fabrizio Coricelli

Emeritus Professor Paris School of Economics (PSE); Professor of Economics University Of Siena

Isabel Correia

Head of Research and Economics Department Bank of Portugal; Full Professor Catholic University of Portugal

Giancarlo Corsetti

Pierre Werner Chair and Joint Professor, Department of Economics and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies European University Institute

Paul De Grauwe

John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy London School Of Economics And Political Science

Luca Dedola

Senior Adviser, Directorate General Research European Central Bank

Harris Dellas

Research Fellow Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis; Professor and Co-Director, Institute of Political Economy University Of Bern

Michael B Devereux

Professor of Economics at the Vancouver School of Economics University Of British Columbia

Barry Eichengreen

George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science University of California, Berkeley

Andrea Ferrero

Professor of Economics and Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College University Of Oxford

Luca Fornaro

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Senior Researcher Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Adjunct professor Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Adjunct Professor Pompeu Fabra University

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

Davide Furceri

Deputy Division Chief International Monetary Fund; Professor University Of Palermo

Ana Beatriz Galvão

Senior Economist at the Global Modelling Team, Bloomberg Economics; Academic Visitor at the Economics Department University Of Warwick

Gaston Gelos

Deputy Head, Monetary and Economic Department and Head of Financial Stability Bank For International Settlements

Fabio Ghironi

Paul F. Glaser Professor of Economics University Of Washington

Francesco Giavazzi

Deputy Chair of Bocconi University International Advisory Board and Professor Emeritus Bocconi University

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

Research Director and Economic Counsellor International Monetary Fund; Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy; S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management in the Department of Economics and Haas School of Business University of California, Berkeley

Galina Hale

Professor of Economics University of California, Santa Cruz

Jean Imbs

Research Director French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS); Professor of Economics New York University Abu Dhabi; Professor of Economics Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Takatoshi Ito

Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs Columbia University

Olivier Jeanne

Professor of Economics Johns Hopkins University; Nonresident Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Òscar Jordà

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

Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan

Schreiber Family Professor of Economics Former Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics University Of Maryland

Lutz Kilian

Senior Economic Policy Adviser Federal Reserve Bank Of Dallas

Anton Korinek

Nonresident Fellow Brookings Institution; Research Associate National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); Professor, Department of Economics and Darden School of Business University Of Virginia

M. Ayhan Kose

Deputy Chief Economist and Director of the Prospects Group The World Bank

Philip Lane

Whately Professor of Political Economy Trinity College Dublin

Sarah Lein

Research Network Fellow Cesifo; Full Professor of Macroeconomics University Of Basel

Andrei Levchenko

John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Karen K. Lewis

Sondheimer Professor of International Economics and Finance University Of Pennsylvania

Hanno Lustig

Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; The Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance Stanford University

Matteo Maggiori

Moghadam Family Professor of Finance in the Graduate School of Business Stanford University

Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / Fellow, Asset Pricing / Fellow, Banking and Corporate Finance / RPN Member, Geoeconomics

Alberto Martín

Senior Researcher Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Senior Adviser, DG Research European Central Bank; Research Professor ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona School of Economics

Arnaud Mehl

Adviser in the International Policy Analysis Division European Central Bank

Marcus Miller

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

Gernot Müller

Professor of Economics University of Tübingen

Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / RPN Member, International Lending and Sovereign Debt / RPN Member, Geoeconomics

Brent Neiman

Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics at Booth School of Business (on leave) University Of Chicago; Counselor to the Secretary US Department of the Treasury

Maurice Obstfeld

C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Jonathan D. Ostry

Professor of Economics, Global Affairs and Public Policy University Of Toronto

Ugo Panizza

Vice President Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID)

Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / CEPR Vice President / RPN Member, International Lending and Sovereign Debt / Occasional Papers

Evi Pappa

Full Professor Universidad Carlos Iii De Madrid

Fabrizio Perri

Monetary Advisor Bocconi University; Professor of Economics University Of Minnesota

Paolo Pesenti

Director, Monetary Policy Research Division Research and Statistics Group Federal Reserve Bank Of New York

Andrea Presbitero

Deputy Division Chief, Multilateral Surveillance Division, Research Department International Monetary Fund; Associate Professor of Economics Johns Hopkins University

Vincenzo Quadrini

Research Associate National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); James McN. Stancill Chair in Business Administration Professor of Finance and Business Economics University Of Southern California

Assaf Razin

Research Associate National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); Bernard Schwartz Professor (Emeritus) Tel Aviv University

Sérgio Rebelo

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

Carmen Reinhart

Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System Harvard Kennedy School

Hélène Rey

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

Andrew Rose

Dean of the NUS Business School National University Of Singapore; Professor Emeritus at the Haas School of Business University of California, Berkeley

Filipa Sá

Reader in Economics at King's Business School King's College London

Philip Sauré

Chair of International Finance Johannes Gutenberg University Of Mainz

Enrico Sette

Director, Deputy Head of Division, Department of Economics and Statistics Bank Of Italy

Sascha Steffen

DWS Senior Chair in Finance and Vice President Research Frankfurt School Of Finance & Management

Lars E.O. Svensson

Affiliated Professor, Department of Economics Stockholm School Of Economics; Affiliated Professor, Institute for International Economic Studies Stockholm University

Jenny Tang

Vice President and Economist Federal Reserve Bank Of Boston

Mark Taylor

Managing Director in the London office Blackrock; Donald Danforth, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Finance Olin Business School, Washington University in St Louis; Professor of International Finance University Of Warwick

Silvana Tenreyro

External Monetary Policy Committee Member Bank Of England; Professor London School Of Economics And Political Science

Linda Tesar

Professor of Economics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Mathias Trabandt

Professor of Macroeconomics Goethe University Frankfurt; Research Fellow Halle Institute For Economic Research

Christoph Trebesch

Director of Research Area "International Finance and Macroeconomics" Kiel Institute For The World Economy; Professor of Economics Kiel University

Fellow, Political Economy / Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / RPN Leader, International Lending and Sovereign Debt / RPN Steering Committee, Geoeconomics

Andrés Velasco

Professor of Public Policy and Dean of the School of Public Policy London School Of Economics And Political Science

Jaume Ventura

Research Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Senior Researcher and Director Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Professor Pompeu Fabra University

David Vines

Professor of Economics and a Fellow of Balliol College University Of Oxford

Mirko Wiederholt

Professor of Economics Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU); Full Professor (on Leave) Sciences Po Paris

Charles Wyplosz

Professor Emeritus of International Economics Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID)

Francesco Zanetti

David Richards Fellow, Wadham College and Associate Professor University Of Oxford

Research Affiliates

Isaac Baley

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Research Associate Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Associate Professor & ERC Distinguished Researcher Pompeu Fabra University

Antonio Coppola

Assistant Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford University

Wenxin Du

Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions Columbia Business School; Faculty Research Fellow National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER)

Carlo Galli

Assistant Professor Universidad Carlos Iii De Madrid

Lu Han

Senior Economist Bank Of Canada; Lecturer University Of Liverpool

Fadi Hassan

Head of International Financial Flows Unit Bank Of Italy

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 Fudan University; Professor of Finance and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID)

Diego Känzig

Faculty Research Fellow National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); Assistant Professor Northwestern University

Eric Mengus

Associate Professor of Economics HEC Paris School of Management

Josefin Meyer

Head of International Macroeconomics Research Group of the Macroeconomics Department Deutsches Institut Für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin); Research Fellow Kiel Institute For The World Economy

Dmitry Mukhin

Assistant Professor of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Evgenia Passari

Associate Professor in Finance, DRM Dauphine university, CNRS

Affiliate, International Macroeconomics and Finance / RPN Member, Geoeconomics

Walker Ray

Assistant Professor of Finance London School Of Economics And Political Science

Alexander Rodnyansky

Research Affiliate Centre for Macroeconomics at LSE; Assistant Professor Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge; Presidential Adviser to the Office of the President of Ukraine

Anna Rogantini Picco

Senior Economist at the Research Department European Central Bank; Economist in the Research Division (on Leave) Sveriges Riksbank

Jesse Schreger

Class of 1967 Associate Professor Columbia University

Affiliate, International Macroeconomics and Finance / RPN Member, International Lending and Sovereign Debt / Affiliate, Asset Pricing / RPN Member, Geoeconomics

Iryna Stewen

Assistant Professor of International Economics Johannes Gutenberg University Of Mainz

Gregory Thwaites

Research Director Resolution Foundation; Associate Professor University Of Nottingham

Liliana Varela

Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance London School Of Economics And Political Science

Martin Wolf

Assistant Professor of Monetary Economics University Of St Gallen

Chenzi Xu

Assistant Professor Finance, Graduate School of Business Stanford University

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