Li Lin is an economist in the Advanced Economies Unit in the IMF’s European Department, working on euro area macroeconomic outlook, inflation, and external sector issues. Previously she was a desk economist working on Romania (a program/intensive surveillance country) and an economist in the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, where she worked on stress testing and systemic risk assessments for countries including Israel, Nepal, and South Africa. Li received her doctoral degree from the University of Oxford. Her research interest is in macro finance and she has published in journals including Economic Theory, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, and Annals of Finance.