Krishna Srinivasan is currently a Deputy Director in the Western Hemisphere Department (WHD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this capacity, he oversees the institution’s work on several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, WHD’s research activities, and its flagship product,Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a co-editor of two recent books: Brazil—Boom, Bust and the Road to Recovery; and Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean. Before joining WHD, he was previously in the European Department, serving as the IMF’s mission chief for the United Kingdom and Israel, and before that in the Research Department, where he led the IMF’s work on the G-20 and was the editor of an IMF book Global Rebalancing: A Roadmap for Economic Recovery. Krishna has been with the IMF since 1994 and has served in several departments across the institution. He secured his PhD in International Finance from Indiana University and a Masters from the Delhi School of Economics, India, and has published several papers both at the IMF and in leading academic journals.

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