Mahvash S. Qureshi is a senior economist in the IMF's Research Department. Her current research focuses on issues related to the stability of the international monetary system, including exchange rate regimes, external balance dynamics, capital flows and capital controls, as well as international trade and development. She has published extensively on international macroeconomic policy issues in scholarly journals. She received her Ph.D. and MPhil. in Economics from University of Cambridge, Trinity College.