Mai Dao is an economist at the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. Her research interests are Macroeconomics and Labor Economics.
Personal WebPage: https://sites.google.com/site/chimainy/
Fluent In: German, Spanish, Vietnamese.
2009 Ph.D Economics, with Distinction, Columbia University, New York
2007 M. Phil Economics, Columbia University, New York
2004 M.A. Economics (with Thesis), Summa Cum Laude,
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Awards and Honors:
2005 – 2007 Japan IMF Scholarship advanced studies in Economics, IMF Institute
2004 – 2005 GSAS Graduate Fellowship, Columbia University
2004 Dean’s Award for the Best Diploma in Economics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
2001 – 2004 Merit Scholarship by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Germany
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Monetary Policy in Low Income Countries in the Face of the Global Crisis: The Case of Zambia, Working Paper No. 12/94, April 01, 2012
The Real Exchange Rate and Employment in China, Working Paper No. 11/148, June 01, 2011
The Human Cost of Recessions: Assessing It, Reducing It, Staff Position Note No. 2010/17, November 11, 2010
International Spillover of Labor Market Reforms, Working Paper No. 08/113, April 01, 2008
IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers
"External Competitiveness", Ch IV in Cyprus: Selected Issues Paper, IMF Country Report No. 11/332, November 2011.
Other Published Materials
“The Tragedy of Unemployment”, with Prakash Loungani, Finance & Development, Vol. 47 (4), pp. 22-25, December 2010.
“The Challenges of Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion”, with Prakash Loungani and ILO co-authors, Official Discussion Document for the Joint ILO-IMF conference in cooperation with the office of the Prime Minister of Norway, Oslo, September 2010.
Publications in Journals (Refereed)
“Foreign Labor Costs and Domestic Employment: What are the Spillovers?”, Journal of International Economics, Vol. 89 (1), pp. 154-171, January 2013.
“International Spillovers of Labour Market Policies”, Oxford Economic Papers, doi: 10.1093/oep/gps031, forthcoming.
“Common stochastic volatility trends in international stock returns” with Jürgen Wolters, in International Review of Financial Analysis 17 (2008), pp. 431-445.