Lone Engbo Christiansen

Last Updated: May 29, 2019

Lone Engbo Christiansen

Lone Christiansen is a Deputy Division Chief in the IMF's Research Department. Prior to that, she has worked in the IMF's European Department and the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego in 2007.

Email: LCHRISTIANSEN@imf.org

Fluent In: Danish.

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, San Diego, 2007

B.Sc., Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2002


Previous Experience:

IMF, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, Lending Policy Division, Senior Economist, 2018-19

IMF, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, Emerging Markets Division, Senior Economist, 2016-18

IMF, European Department, Economist, 2009-16

IMF, Research Department, Economist (Economist Program), 2007-09

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Unlocking Female Employment Potential in Europe : Drivers and Benefits , European Departmental Paper 16/1 , March 01, 2016

External Performance in Low-Income Countries , Occasional Paper No. 272 , March 15, 2011

Growth and Structural Reforms: A New Assessment , Working Paper No. 09/284 , December 01, 2009

External Balance in Low Income Countries , Working Paper No. 09/221 , October 01, 2009

Do Technology Shocks Lead to Productivity Slowdowns? Evidence from Patent Data , Working Paper No. 08/24 , January 01, 2008

Selected Issue

Vulnerabilities and Buffers: How Resilient is the South African Economy? Chapter III of Selected Issues, South Africa 2018 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 18/247, July 2018 (with Ken Miyajima)

Female Labor Force Participation in Poland, Chapter II of Selected Issues, Poland 2016 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 16/211, July 2016 (with Robert Sierhej)

Forecasting Inflation in Poland, Chapter I of Selected Issues, Poland 2015 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 15/183, July 2015 (with Christian Ebeke)

Balance Sheet Effects from Lowflation, Chapter II of Selected Issues, Poland 2015 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 15/183, July 2015 (with Christian Ebeke)

Cross-Country Report on Inflation, Cross-Country Selected Issues, 2015 Article IV Consultations, IMF Country Report No. 15/184, July 2015 (with Nathaniel Arnold and Jiaqian Chen)

Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities, Chapter II of Selected Issues, Poland 2014 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 14/174, June 2014 (with Annette Kyobe)

Potential Output and Unemployment, Chapter I of Selected Issues, Sweden 2013 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 13/277, September 2013

From Short-Term Vulnerabilities to Long-Term Sustainability, Analytical Note 6, IMF Country Report No. 12/254, August 2012 (with Daniel Kanda)

Fiscal Rules in Perspective, Analytical Note 7, IMF Country Report No. 12/254, August 2012

Other Published Materials

Emigration and Its Economic Impact on Eastern Europe, IMF Staff Discussion Note, SDN/16/07, July 2016 (with Ruben Atoyan, Allan Dizioli, Christian Ebeke, Nadeem Ilahi, Anna Ilyina, Gil Mehrez, Haonan Qu, Faezeh Raei, Alaina Rhee, and Daria Zakharova)

Individual Choice or Policies? Drivers of Female Employment in Europe, IMF Working Paper WP/16/49 (with Huidan Lin, Joana Pereira, Petia Topalova, and Rima Turk)

Gender Diversity in Senior Positions and Firm Performance: Evidence from Europe, IMF Working Paper WP/16/50 (with Huidan Lin, Joana Pereira, Petia Topalova, and Rima Turk)

From Stabilization to Recovery, Chapter 4 in How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis. An Account by the Staff of the IMF’s European Department (Editors: Bas Bakker and Christoph Klingen), pp. 63–74, 2011 (with Christoph Duenwald)

Emerging Europe: Reducing Vulnerabilities to Prevent Financial Turmoil, Chapter 2, Regional Economic Outlook. Europe. Navigating Stormy Waters, October 2011 (with Yuko Kinoshita)

Financial Integration, Growth, and Imbalances, Chapter 3, Regional Economic Outlook. Europe. Strengthening the Recovery, May 2011 (with Yuko Kinoshita, Jeta Menkulasi, Esther Pérez Ruiz, Irina Tytell, Nico Valckx, and Johannes Wiegand)

Lone Engbo Christiansen

Lone Christiansen is a Deputy Division Chief in the IMF's Research Department. Prior to that, she has worked in the IMF's European Department and the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego in 2007.

Email: LCHRISTIANSEN@imf.org

Fluent In: Danish.

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, San Diego, 2007

B.Sc., Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2002


Previous Experience:

IMF, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, Lending Policy Division, Senior Economist, 2018-19

IMF, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, Emerging Markets Division, Senior Economist, 2016-18

IMF, European Department, Economist, 2009-16

IMF, Research Department, Economist (Economist Program), 2007-09

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Unlocking Female Employment Potential in Europe : Drivers and Benefits , European Departmental Paper 16/1 , March 01, 2016

External Performance in Low-Income Countries , Occasional Paper No. 272 , March 15, 2011

Growth and Structural Reforms: A New Assessment , Working Paper No. 09/284 , December 01, 2009

External Balance in Low Income Countries , Working Paper No. 09/221 , October 01, 2009

Do Technology Shocks Lead to Productivity Slowdowns? Evidence from Patent Data , Working Paper No. 08/24 , January 01, 2008

Selected Issue

Vulnerabilities and Buffers: How Resilient is the South African Economy? Chapter III of Selected Issues, South Africa 2018 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 18/247, July 2018 (with Ken Miyajima)

Female Labor Force Participation in Poland, Chapter II of Selected Issues, Poland 2016 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 16/211, July 2016 (with Robert Sierhej)

Forecasting Inflation in Poland, Chapter I of Selected Issues, Poland 2015 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 15/183, July 2015 (with Christian Ebeke)

Balance Sheet Effects from Lowflation, Chapter II of Selected Issues, Poland 2015 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 15/183, July 2015 (with Christian Ebeke)

Cross-Country Report on Inflation, Cross-Country Selected Issues, 2015 Article IV Consultations, IMF Country Report No. 15/184, July 2015 (with Nathaniel Arnold and Jiaqian Chen)

Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities, Chapter II of Selected Issues, Poland 2014 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 14/174, June 2014 (with Annette Kyobe)

Potential Output and Unemployment, Chapter I of Selected Issues, Sweden 2013 Article IV Consultation, IMF Country Report No. 13/277, September 2013

From Short-Term Vulnerabilities to Long-Term Sustainability, Analytical Note 6, IMF Country Report No. 12/254, August 2012 (with Daniel Kanda)

Fiscal Rules in Perspective, Analytical Note 7, IMF Country Report No. 12/254, August 2012

Other Published Materials

Emigration and Its Economic Impact on Eastern Europe, IMF Staff Discussion Note, SDN/16/07, July 2016 (with Ruben Atoyan, Allan Dizioli, Christian Ebeke, Nadeem Ilahi, Anna Ilyina, Gil Mehrez, Haonan Qu, Faezeh Raei, Alaina Rhee, and Daria Zakharova)

Individual Choice or Policies? Drivers of Female Employment in Europe, IMF Working Paper WP/16/49 (with Huidan Lin, Joana Pereira, Petia Topalova, and Rima Turk)

Gender Diversity in Senior Positions and Firm Performance: Evidence from Europe, IMF Working Paper WP/16/50 (with Huidan Lin, Joana Pereira, Petia Topalova, and Rima Turk)

From Stabilization to Recovery, Chapter 4 in How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis. An Account by the Staff of the IMF’s European Department (Editors: Bas Bakker and Christoph Klingen), pp. 63–74, 2011 (with Christoph Duenwald)

Emerging Europe: Reducing Vulnerabilities to Prevent Financial Turmoil, Chapter 2, Regional Economic Outlook. Europe. Navigating Stormy Waters, October 2011 (with Yuko Kinoshita)

Financial Integration, Growth, and Imbalances, Chapter 3, Regional Economic Outlook. Europe. Strengthening the Recovery, May 2011 (with Yuko Kinoshita, Jeta Menkulasi, Esther Pérez Ruiz, Irina Tytell, Nico Valckx, and Johannes Wiegand)

Publications in Journals (Refereed)

Growth and Structural Reforms: A New Assessment, Journal of International Economics, 2013, Vol. 89, issue 2, pp. 347-356 (with Martin Schindler and Thierry Tressel)

Publications in Books and Conference Volumes

Crisis and Consolidation – Fiscal Challenges in Emerging Europe, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Workshops No. 17, Proceedings of OeNB Workshops, pp. 25–40, February 28, 2011 (with Bas Bakker)

External Balance in Low-Income Countries, NBER, International Seminar on Macroeconomics, 2009, pp. 265–322 (with Alessandro Prati, Luca Antonio Ricci, and Thierry Tressel)

Unlocking the Potential of Greater Female Employment in Europe, Intereconomics, Review of European Economic Policy, Vol. 52, January/February, 2017, No. 1, pp.5-16 (with Huidan Lin, Joana Pereira, Petia Topalova, and Rima Turk)