Fluent In: French.
University of California at Berkeley, Ph.D. in Economics (December 2003)
University of Missouri-Columbia, A.B. in Economics and French, minor in East Asian Studies), summa cum laude with honors (May 1995)
Lecturer (tenured assistant professor equivalent), Economics Division, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, UK, (September 2006 to August 2011)
British Academy Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Oxford and Non-stipendiary Research Fellow, Nuffield College (September 2003 to August 2006)
Economist, World Economic Studies Division, Research Department, International Monetary Fund (July 2010 to present)
IMF Books and Working Papers:
The Rising Resilience of Emerging Market and Developing Economies, Working Paper No. 12/300, December 20, 2012
Publications in Refereed Journals
"Revisiting the Twin Deficits Hypothesis: The Effect of Fiscal Consolidation on the Current Account," with Daniel Leigh. IMF Economic Review. November 2011, vol. 59, no. 4: 582--602.
"The Open Economy Consequences of U.S. Monetary Policy," with Christopher Bowdler, University of Oxford. Journal of International Money and Finance. March 2011, vol. 30, no. 2: 309--336.
"The Empirics of International Monetary Transmission: Identification and the Impossible Trinity," with Christopher Bowdler, University of Oxford. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. June 2010, vol. 42, no. 4: 679--713.
"Can Democracy Help? Growth and Ethnic Divisions." Economics Letters. January 2001, vol. 70, no. 1: 121--126.