Tara Iyer is an economist in the European Department of the IMF, having previously worked in the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Tara’s current research focuses on issues related to monetary policy, financial stability, fintech, and investment funds. Prior to joining the IMF, Tara was an economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers and a Fellow at Harvard University. Tara received her BSc in economics from Duke University, and her MPhil and PhD in economics from the University of Oxford. In her previous career, Tara was a professional tennis player.