Marcos Chamon is a Deputy Division Chief in the Debt Policy Division of the Strategy and Policy Review Department of the International Monetary Fund. He was previously a Deputy Division Chief in the Research and in the Western Hemisphere Departments. He has worked on a wide range of topics related to international finance, including problems related to sovereign debt restructuring, debt composition and liability denomination, currency mismatches, the international financial architecture, early warning models for assessing vulnerabilities in emerging markets and advanced economies, consumption and savings, the design of capital controls and macro prudential policies, and monetary policy and foreign exchange intervention in emerging markets. He was a visiting professor at PUC-Rio in the Fall of 2007. Prior to joining the IMF, he obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 2003.