Damiano Sandri is an Economist in the Macro-Financial Unit of the IMF Research Department. Before joining the Research Department, he worked in the European Department, participating to Article IV missions to Germany, United Kingdom, Norway and Slovakia. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University and his research interests are in international macroeconomics and financial intermediation. He has published in several academic journals, among which the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the IMF Economic Review, Economic Policy and has written several analytical chapters of the World Economic Outlook.
Personal WebPage: http://sites.google.com/site/damianosandri/
Fluent In: Italian.
PhD in Economics, 2009, Johns Hopkins University
MA in Economics, 2006, Johns Hopkins University
Post-Graduate Diploma in International Relations, 2004, School of Advanced International Studies (JHU)
American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Economic Journal, IMF Economic Review, Berkeley Electronic Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability.
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?, Working Paper No. 15/218, October 01, 2015
How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP, Working Paper No. 15/52, March 05, 2015
Debt and Growth: Is There a Magic Threshold?, Working Paper No. 14/34, February 13, 2014
Balance-Sheet Shocks and Recapitalizations, Working Paper No. 12/68, March 01, 2012
Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession, Working Paper No. 12/42, February 01, 2012
The Eurozone Crisis : How Banks and Sovereigns Came to Be Joined At the Hip, Working Paper No. 11/269, November 01, 2011
Precautionary Savings and Global Imbalances in World General Equilibrium, Working Paper No. 11/122, June 01, 2011
Current Account Rebalancing and Real Exchange Rate Adjustment Between the U.S. and Emerging Asia, Working Paper No. 11/46, March 01, 2011
Growth and Capital Flows with Risky Entrepreneurship, Working Paper No. 10/37, February 01, 2010
Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters, Working Paper No. 09/229, October 01, 2009
Other Published Materials
"The Yin and Yang of Capital Flow Management: Balancing Capital Inflows with Capital Outflows," with J. Benes, J. Guajardo and J. Simon, World Economic Outlook, Chapter 4 Fall 2013.
"The Dog that Didn't Bark: Has Inflation Been Muzzled or Was It Just Sleeping?," with T. Matheson and J. Simon, World Economic Outlook, Chapter 3 Spring 2013.
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: 100 Years of Dealing with Public Debt Overhangs," with A. Pescatori and J. Simon, World Economic Outlook, Chapter 3 Fall 2012.
Publications in Journals (Refereed)
"Growth and Capital Flows with Risky Entrepreneurship," accepted for publication in the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.
"Financial Crises and Recapitalizations," with F. Valencia, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 45(s2): 59-86, 2013.
"Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters," with E. Borensztein and O. Jeanne, Journal of Development Economics, 101: 105-116, 2013.
"The Eurozone Crisis: How Banks and Sovereigns Came to be Joined at the Hip," with A. Mody, Economic Policy, 27(70): 199-230, 2012.
"Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession," with A. Mody and F. Ohnsorge, IMF Economic Review, 60(1): 114-138, 2012.
"Measuring Distortions to Agricultural Incentives, Revisited," with K. Anderson et al., World Trade Review, 7(4): 675-704, 2008.
"Distortions in Farmer Prices since the 1950s: South Africa in International Perspective," with K. Anderson et al., Agrekon, 46(4): 427-459, 2007.
Publications in Books and Conference Volumes
"Agricultural Distortion Patterns since the 1950s: What Needs Explaining," with K. Anderson et al., Ch.2 in The Political Economy of Agricultural Price Distortions, 2010, Cambridge University Press
"Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Ecuador," with E. Valenzuela and S. Wong, Ch.7 in Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Latin America, 2008, published by the World Bank, Washington DC
"Methodology for Measuring Distortions to Agricultural Incentives," with K. Anderson et al., Appendix A in the Distortions to Agricultural Incentives volumes for Latin America (2008), Europe's Transition Economies (2008), Africa (2009), and Asia (2009), published by the World Bank, Washington DC