Sebastian Weber is a Senior Economist in the IMF’s European Department. He has previously worked in the Research and African Departments of the IMF, as well as the ECB and as a consultant for the OECD and the World Bank. He holds a PhD in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and studied Politics and Economics at the University of Cape Town and the University of Hamburg, where he obtained a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics.