Jorge Restrepo, a national of Chile and Colombia, is a Senior Economist in the Regional Studies Division of the Western Hemisphere Department. Mr. Restrepo joined the IMF in 2010. Prior to joining the Regional Studies Division, he was with the IMF Institute for Capacity Development where he taught courses on fiscal and monetary policy as well as econometrics and DSGE models. Previously, Mr. Restrepo worked for 10 years at the Central Bank of Chile’s Economic Research Department, and also worked for the Central Bank of Colombia. Mr. Restrepo received his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University. His research includes papers on inflation targeting, demand for money, equilibrium unemployment, fiscal rules, and central bank balance sheets.