Stefan LaseenStefan Laseen is a Senior Economist in the Advanced Economies and Multilateral Issues Division of the IMF’s Strategy, Policy, and Review Department. Prior to his current position he was an Advisor at the Monetary Policy Department at The Riksbank: the Central Bank of Sweden. His research covers a variety of topics, including policy-relevant macro-financial issues, monetary policy, monetary economics, general equilibrium modeling, and open economy macroeconomics.