Ksenia Koloskova is an economist in the Multilateral Surveillance Division of the IMF's Research Department. She has contributed to the departmental work on a number of topics, from low global inflation to slowdown in productivity. Previously, she has worked in the IMF's European Department, and has done an internship in the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department. Her research interests include fiscal policy, inequality, and quantitative methods. She holds a PhD in Economics from Bocconi University, Italy.