Ravi Balakrishnan

Economist in the Research Department of the IMF

Ravi Balakrishnan is an Economist in the Research Department of the IMF, where he works in the World Economic Studies Division. Mr. Balakrishnan, a U.K. national, holds a Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics. He started his career at the Bank of England and Bank of Spain, before joining the IMF in 2001. Since then, he has worked on various countries, including Bolivia and the United States, before taking up his current position. His policy and research interests are labor and job dynamics, inflation dynamics, exchange rate dynamics and capital flows, and capital markets and financial systems. His research has been published in the European Economic Review, the Journal of International Money and Finance, and IMF staff papers.

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  • 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