Tara Iyer is an economist in the Global Financial Stability Analysis Division of the IMF’s Monetary and Financial Markets Department, where she contributes to the Global Financial Stability Report. Tara’s current research focuses on issues related to mutual funds, crypto assets, and monetary policy in emerging markets. Prior to joining the IMF, Tara worked at the Asian Development Bank and was a fellow at Harvard University. Tara received her BSc in economics from Duke University, and her MPhil and PhD in economics from the University of Oxford. In her previous career, Tara was a professional tennis player.