Francesca Caselli is an economist in the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF. Previously she worked in the IMF’s Research Department, where she contributed to the World Economic Outlook, and in the IMF European Department. Her research areas include fiscal policy and fiscal rules, international economics, and applied econometrics. Before joining the IMF, she worked at the OECD and was a visiting researcher at the Bank of Italy. She holds a Ph.D. in International Economics from the Graduate Institute in Geneva.