Chikako Baba

Senior Economist, IMF

Chikako Baba is a senior economist in Monetary and Macroprudential Policies Division of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Since she joined the IMF’s Economist Program in 2009, she has worked on a number of core policy papers related to capital flow management, macroprudential policy and monetary policy. She is a contributor to the IMF’s Staff Guidance Note on Macroprudential Policy and the primary author of the Detailed Guidance Note on Liquidity Tools. She has worked on FSAPs of Hong Kong, Mauritania, Finland, and China, and also participated in Article IV missions in Singapore and the Philippines. She contributed to technical assistance on monetary policy modelling and implementation, as well as jurisdictional assessments and liberalization of foreign exchange system in various emerging and developing countries. Since joining the IMF, she has also worked in African Department. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Articles by CBaba

15 February 2018

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey