Robin Koepke is an economist in the IMF’s Strategy, Policy and Review Department, where he focuses on external policy issues. He previously served in the Asia & Pacific Department, with country assignments on Indonesia and Fiji. Prior to that, he worked in the Monetary & Capital Markets Department, conducting market surveillance and financial stability analysis. 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 in the Global Macroeconomic Analysis department. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wuerzburg in Germany.