Robin Koepke

Last Updated: October 18, 2019

Robin Koepke

Robin Koepke is an economist in the IMF’s Asia & Pacific Department, where he serves as desk economist on Indonesia and Fiji. He previously worked in the Monetary & Capital Markets Department, focusing on market surveillance and financial stability issues. Before joining the IMF in 2016, he spent six years at the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the global association of financial institutions, where he served as an expert on global capital flows and the U.S. economy.

Email: RKOEPKE@imf.org

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wuerzburg, 2012-2016

M.A. in International Economic Relations, The American University, 2008-2010

B.A. in International Business, University of Passau, 2005-2008


Previous Experience:

Economist/Senior Economist in the Global Macroeconomic Analysis Department at the Institute of International Finance (2010-2016)


Field of Expertise:

Open Economy Macroeconomics

International Finance

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Benchmark-Driven Investments in Emerging Market Bond Markets: Taking Stock , Working Paper No. 20/192 , September 25, 2020

Capital Flow Data – A Guide for Empirical Analysis and Real-time Tracking , Working Paper No. 20/171 , August 21, 2020

Capital Flows at Risk: Taming the Ebbs and Flows , Working Paper No. 19/279 , December 20, 2019

IMF Country Reports

Brazil Article IV Staff Report, July 2019

Other Published Materials

Global Financial Stability Report (all issues from Apr 2017 to Oct 2019)

World Economic Outlook, October 2017

Robin Koepke

Robin Koepke is an economist in the IMF’s Asia & Pacific Department, where he serves as desk economist on Indonesia and Fiji. He previously worked in the Monetary & Capital Markets Department, focusing on market surveillance and financial stability issues. Before joining the IMF in 2016, he spent six years at the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the global association of financial institutions, where he served as an expert on global capital flows and the U.S. economy.

Email: RKOEPKE@imf.org

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wuerzburg, 2012-2016

M.A. in International Economic Relations, The American University, 2008-2010

B.A. in International Business, University of Passau, 2005-2008


Previous Experience:

Economist/Senior Economist in the Global Macroeconomic Analysis Department at the Institute of International Finance (2010-2016)


Field of Expertise:

Open Economy Macroeconomics

International Finance

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Benchmark-Driven Investments in Emerging Market Bond Markets: Taking Stock , Working Paper No. 20/192 , September 25, 2020

Capital Flow Data – A Guide for Empirical Analysis and Real-time Tracking , Working Paper No. 20/171 , August 21, 2020

Capital Flows at Risk: Taming the Ebbs and Flows , Working Paper No. 19/279 , December 20, 2019

IMF Country Reports

Brazil Article IV Staff Report, July 2019

Other Published Materials

Global Financial Stability Report (all issues from Apr 2017 to Oct 2019)

World Economic Outlook, October 2017

Other Published Materials

“Fed Policy Expectations and Portfolio Flows to Emerging Markets.” Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 55, pp. 170-194, 2018.

“What Drives Capital Flows to Emerging Markets? A Survey of the Empirical Literature.” Journal of Economic Surveys Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 516–540, 2019.

Determinants of Emerging Market Crises: The Role of U.S. Monetary Policy (2016)