Analytical Corner


The Transparency Dividend – How Data Transparency Pays Off, Big!

Presenter: Sangyup Choi, Economist

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Location: IMF Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

Policy Design Using Big Data

Presenter: Marzie Taheri Sanjani, Economist

Time: 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

External Assessments: Taking a Global View

Presenter: Ruo Chen, Economist

Time: 3:00pm - 3:45pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

Demographic Changes—The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Presenters: Marco Espinosa, Unit Chief; Santiago Acosta Ormaechea, Economist; Diego Wachs, Research Assistant

Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660


The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Presenter: Leandro Medina, Economist

Time: 10:00am - 10:45am

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies: Fiscal Costs, Gains, and Support

Presenter: Valerio Crispolti, Senior Economist 

Time: 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

Asia: At Risk of Growing Old Before Rich

Presenter: Umang Rawat, Economist

Time: 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

Central Bank Emergency Liquidity Support – Key Considerations and Practical Challenges

Presenter: Diarmuid Murphy, Financial Sector Expert

Time: 2:30pm - 3:15pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660


Bank Capital

Presenter: Lev Ratnovski, Senior Economist

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

Growth and Equity: Can Countries Have it All? 

Presenters: Marina Mendes Tavares, Economist; Sandra Lizarazo Ruiz, Economist

Time: 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

If Not Now, When? Energy Price Reform in Arab Countries

Presenters: Olivier Basdevant, Senior Economist; Robert Tchaidze, Senior Economist

Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660

When a Boom Means Less Inequality: Commodity Cycles in Latin America

Presenter: Marika Santoro, Economist

Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Location: Events Hall, HQ1-1-660