John Bluedorn is a Deputy Division Chief on the World Economic Outlook in the IMF’s Research Department. Previously, he has been a senior economist in the Research Department’s Structural Reforms Unit, a member of the IMF’s euro area team in the European Department and worked on the World Economic Outlook as an economist, contributing to a number of chapters. Before joining the IMF, he was a professor at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, after a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Oxford. Mr. Bluedorn has published on a range of topics in international finance, macroeconomics, and development. He holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley.
- COVID-19 Hits the Poor Harder, but Scaled-Up Testing Can Help
- Making Economies More Resilient to Downturns
- An Early View of the Economic Impact of the Pandemic in 5 Charts
- Widening Gaps: Regional Inequality within Advanced Economies
- Making the Euro Area More Resilient Before the Next Recession Hits
- Unlimited Opportunities: Creating More Jobs for Young People in Emerging Market and Developing Economies
- Sluggish Business Investment in the Euro Area: The Roles of Small and Medium Enterprises and Debt
- Banking Union Before Euro Adoption: Flak Jacket or Straitjacket?
- Euro Area: An Unbalanced Rebalancing?
- Are Emerging Markets Still On the Receiving End?
- Are Emerging Markets Adjusting to a New Normal?