Camelia Minoiu is a Senior Economist in the Macro Financial Division of the Research Department. Her research interests include: Financial Intermediation; International Banking; Globalization; and Networks. She is an associate editor of the Journal of Network Theory in Finance.
Personal WebPage: www.camelia-minoiu.com
2007 -- PhD Economics, Columbia University
2001 -- MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, LSE (With distinction)
2000 -- BA in Business Administration, Minor in Finance, Corvinus University (Valedictorian)
Fall 2005 -- Consultant, World Economic and Social Survey, UN-DESA
Summer 2005 -- PhD Intern, IMF
Spring 2003 -- Consultant, Development Effectiveness Report, UNDP
American Economic Review; Canadian Journal of Development Studies; Economica; Economic Development and Cultural Change; Economics Letters; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; European Journal of Development Research; Journal of Development Economics; Journal of Development Studies; Journal of Economic Inequality; Journal of Economic Surveys; Journal of Income Distribution; Journal of Socio-Economics; Review of International Organizations; South African Journal of Economics; World Development; Journal of Economic Growth; European Journal of Comparative Economics; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; Canadian Journal of Economics; Journal of Financial Stability; INFINITI 2013; Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Journal of Banking and Finance; INFINITI 2014; Review of Economics and Institutions; Managerial Finance; IMF Economic Review; Economic Modeling; Journal of Network Theory in Finance.
2014-to date -- Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Network Theory in Finance
2013-14 -- Guest Editor, Pacific Economic Review special issue
Awards and Honors:
2014 -- Research Department Division Award in the category "Creativity, Collaboration, and Extraordinary Effort for the Organization of the New Perspectives Conference"
2014 to date -- Research Department, Macro Financial Divsion. Co-organized with MCM conference on Interconnectedness: Building Bridges between Policy and Research in May 2014. Editor of the quarterly Interconnectedness newsletter. Co-organizer of the departmental seminar series and joint IMF/WB seminars. In charge of the bank contagion module and analytical work on the sovereign-bank nexus.
2012-2014 -- Research Department, Development Macroeconomics Division. Organized June 2013 pre-conference and January 2014 conference on Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries featuring 13 commissioned papers. Guest co-edited special issue in the Pacific Economic Review. Country review: India, Nigeria, South Africa. Analytical work: (a) Monetary transmission mechanism using credit microdata; (b) The real exchange rate and medium-run growth.
2009-2012 -- IMF Institute. Courses taught: Financial Market Analysis (FMA); Economic Policies for Financial Stability (EFS); Macroeconomic Management and Financial Sector Issues (MMF); Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies (MERP); Macroeconomic Management and Debt Issues (MDI); Financial Programming and Policies (FPP); Macroeconomic and Fiscal Policies (MFP).
2007-2009 -- African Department, W2 division. Program experience: Cote d'Ivoire (EPCA, PRGF, HIPC Decision Point). Surveillance experience: Mauritius.
Co-organizer, "Network models, stress testing, and other tools for financial stability monitoring and macroprudential policy design" conference, Banco de Mexico/CEMLA/Zurich/JFS, Mexico City, Nov 2015
Co-organizer, "Interconnectedness: Building Bridges between Research and Policy," IMF/INET/Bundesbank, Washington, DC, May 2014 (joint with MCM)
Co-organizer, "Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries: New Perspectives," International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, July 2013 (pre-conference) and January 2014 (main conference) (joint with SPR)
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Monetary Policy in a Developing Country : Loan Applications and Real Effects, Working Paper No. 15/270, December 23, 2015
Financial Crises and the Composition of Cross-Border Lending, Working Paper No. 14/185, October 16, 2014
Does Financial Connectedness Predict Crises?, Working Paper No. 13/267, December 24, 2013
Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis, Working Paper No. 13/102, May 08, 2013
Global Poverty Estimates : A Sensitivity Analysis, Working Paper No. 11/234, October 01, 2011
A Network Analysis of Global Banking:1978-2009, Working Paper No. 11/74, April 01, 2011
Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid: New Evidence, Working Paper No. 10/240, October 01, 2010
Development Aid and Economic Growth: A Positive Long-Run Relation, Working Paper No. 09/118, May 01, 2009
Mauritius: A Competitiveness Assessment, Working Paper No. 08/212, September 01, 2008
Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data: The Case of Poverty Assessment, Working Paper No. 08/183, July 01, 2008
Strength in lending: Strong balance shets help banks sustain credit to the economy during crises (with Tumer Kapan), Finance & Development, September 2013.
Caught in the web: A look at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose, Finance & Development, September 2012.
"Inflation and the Role of Administered Prices in Mauritius," IMF Country Report No. 08/237, July 2008.
"Assessing the External Competitiveness of Mauritius," IMF Country Report No. 08/237, July 2008.
Other Published Materials
Financial Networks Key to Understanding Systemic Risk (with Sanjay Sharma), IMF Survey, May 2014.
Seven Questions on Financial Interconnectedness (with Co-Pierre Georg), IMF Research Bulletin, March 2014.
Publications in Journals (Refereed)
Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis (with Tumer Kapan), 2nd revision requested.
Financial Crises and the Composition of Cross-border Lending (with Eugenio Cerutti and Galina Hale), Journal of International Money and Finance, April 2015.
Does Financial Connectedness Predict Crises? (with Chan Kang, VS Subrahmanian, and Anamaria Berea), Quantitative Finance, April 2015.
A Network Analysis of Global Banking: 1978–2010 (with Javier Reyes), Journal of Financial Stability, June 2013.
Liquidity Shocks and the Supply of Credit After the 2007-08 Crisis (with Tumer Kapan), International Journal of Finance and Economics, January 2014.
Macroeconomics of low-income countries: New perspectives, Editors' Introduction (with Galina Hale), Pacific Economic Review, February 2015.
Armed Conflict, Household Victimization, and Child Health in Cote d'Ivoire (with Olga Shemyakina), Journal of Development Economics, May 2014.
Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Macroeconomic Shocks, and Development Aid (with Era Dabla-Norris and Felipe Zanna), World Development, May 2015.
Child Health and Conflict in Cote d'Ivoire (with Olga Shemyakina), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2012.
Global Poverty Estimates: A Sensitivity Analysis (with Shatakshee Dhongde), World Development, April 2013.
Kernel Density Estimation on Grouped Data: The Case of Poverty Assessment (with Sanjay Reddy), Journal of Economic Inequality, June 2014.
The Equilibrium Exchange Rate of Mauritius: Evidence from Two Structural Models (with Patrick Imam), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, November 2011.
Development Aid and Economic Growth: A Positive Long-run Relation (with Sanjay Reddy), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, February 2010.
Real Income Stagnation of Countries: 1960-2001 (with Sanjay Reddy), Journal of Development Studies, January 2009.
Chinese Poverty: Assessing the Impact of Alternative Assumptions (with Sanjay Reddy), Review of Income and Wealth, December 2008.
Risk Insurance in a Transition Economy: Evidence from Romania (with Delphine Irac), Economics of Transition, January 2007.
Has World Poverty Really Fallen? (with Sanjay Reddy), Review of Income and Wealth, September 2007.