Ms. Padma Sandhya Hurree-Gobin, is a Senior Economist in the IMF’s Statistics Department, where she works in the Balance of Payments Division. She is actively engaged in the methodological work, as member of the current Secretariat for the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics and part of the drafting team contributing to the update of the international statistical standards. She has been extensively involved in the work on Special Purpose Entities, contributing to several papers.
Prior to joining the Fund, Padma was the Chief in the Statistics Division at the Bank of Mauritius. Her research interests and published work are in the field of exchange rate, and international trade. She holds a master’s degree in financial economics from the University of London, UK, and an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Delhi, India.