Rayah Al-Farah is an Economist at the Resident Representative Office of the IMF in Jordan, providing policy and technical advice on structural reforms under the EFF program. Prior to joining the team in Amman, she worked in the Middle East and Central Asia department of the IMF, covering the Caucasus and Turkmenistan. She has co-authored analytical papers and worked on research projects covering inclusive growth, financial inclusion, social spending, private sector development, and macroprudential policies. Rayah holds a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College, and a Master’s in Global Human Development from Georgetown University.