Ippei Shibata is an Economist in the Research Department at the IMF. Previously, he worked in the Strategy Policy Review Department and the Western Hemisphere Department, where he worked on Guyana, Liberia, and Suriname. His research interests include applied macroeconomics and labor market issues (e.g. labor market mismatch and measurement errors). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.
- Why Jobs are Plentiful While Workers are Scarce
- Unemployment in Today’s Recession Compared to the Global Financial Crisis