Mitali Das-IMFMitali Das is Assistant to the Director in the IMF’s Research Department. She has co-Chaired the External Sector Report (2014, 2015), and held positions in the Open Economy and Multilateral Surveillance divisions of the Research Department. Previously, Ms. Das was an Associate Professor of Economics at Columbia University, and has had academic positions at Dartmouth College, Harvard University and the University of California at Davis. She holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.