Jannick Damgaard is a Senior Economist in the Balance of Payments Division of the IMF’s Statistics Department. He previously served as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Nordic-Baltic Executive Director at the IMF and as an external expert on Financial Soundness Indicators. Prior to joining the IMF, he filled various roles at Danmarks Nationalbank, including in the Economics, Financial Stability, and Statistics Departments. He also worked at the European Central Bank and served as the Economic and Financial Counsellor at the Danish Embassy in Washington DC. His research on foreign direct investment has been published in international peer-reviewed journals and featured in the Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post, and other leading news outlets. He holds an MSc and a PhD in Economics from the University of Southern Denmark.