Srobona Mitra is a senior economist in the IMF's European Department where she is a desk for the Euro Area Article IV team. She works on financial stability issues and has done research on systemic risk, financial interconnectedness, capital flows and macroprudential policies. In previous positions in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, she has lead and participated in Financial Sector Assessment Programs and technical assistance missions in various countries, and led chapters in the Global Financial Stability Report. She had also worked as a desk economist on Hungary and done cross-country analytical work on emerging Europe including for the Regional Economic Outlook for Europe. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Washington in Seattle.