Karl Habermeier is Assistant Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund and has been responsible for the department’s work on monetary and exchange rate policy since 2006. His work has focused on capital flow management (including the development of the IMF’s Institutional View in 2012), unconventional monetary policies, and macroprudential policies. He has also led Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) teams in systemically important countries. Previously, he managed the IMF’s monetary and financial sector capacity building work in the Asia-Pacific region. He has published on a wide range of economic topics.
Dr. Habermeier holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a Diploma from the University of Bonn.