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

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 Science

Roel Beetsma

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

Kenza Benhima

Research Affiliate Centre for Economic Policy Research; Professor of Macroeconomics HEC Lausanne

Gianluca Benigno

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

Peter Bofinger

Professor for Monetary Policy and International Economics University of Wuerzburg

Benjamin Born

Associate 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

Fernando Broner

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

Willem Buiter

Research Fellow Adjunct Senior Fellow Council on Foreign Relations

Luís Catão

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 (PSE)

Fabrizio Coricelli

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

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

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

Barry Eichengreen

Professor of Economics and Political Science University of California, Berkeley

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

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

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 (PSE)

Olivier Jeanne

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

Oscar Jorda

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

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

Sarah Lein

Professor of Macroeconomics University of Basel

Andrei Levchenko

Research Fellow Professor Research Fellow Centre for Economic Policy Research; John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Karen K. 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

Matteo Maggiori

Professor Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Stanford University

Alberto Martin

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

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

CEPR Vice President / Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / Fellow, International Trade and Regional Economics / Fellow, Macroeconomics and Growth / RPN Member, Spatial Disparities and Policy / RPN Member, European Economic Architecture / RPN Member, International Lending and Sovereign Debt

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

Counselor to the Secretary United States Department of the Treasury; Professor of Economics at Booth School of Business University of Chicago

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 Geneva Graduate Institute, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Evi Pappa

Full Professor Universidad Carlos Iii De Madrid

Fabrizio Perri

Monetary Advisor Professor of Economics University of Minnesota

Paolo Pesenti

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

Andrea Presbitero

Senior Economist International Monetary Fund; Associate Professor of Economics Johns Hopkins University

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

Carmen Reinhart

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

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

Cedric Tille

Professor of Economics Geneva Graduate Institute, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Christoph Trebesch

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

Affiliate, Economic History / RPN Member, Populism / Fellow, Political Economy / Fellow, International Macroeconomics and Finance / RPN Leader, International Lending and Sovereign Debt

Oreste Tristani

Senior Adviser in the Directorate General Research European Central Bank

Andres Velasco

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

Charles Wyplosz

Professor Emeritus Geneva Graduate Institute, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Charles Wyplosz

Professor Emeritus Geneva Graduate Institute, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Research affiliates

Raphael Auer

Head, BIS Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre Bank For International Settlements

Isaac Baley

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Research Associate Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI); Associate Professor Pompeu Fabra University; Assistant Professor Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Affiliated Professor

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

Eric Mengus

Associate Professor of Economics HEC Paris School of Management

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 Science

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