Career Month: Working for International Financial Institutions: A Primer

Join us to hear from alumnus, Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu, AM'98 PhD'02, as he takes us through a career as a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC.

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Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu
Rodrigo is an economist and a Mexican national with 15 years of experience in economic analysis and in the design and implementation of economic policies. Since end 2010 he has worked as Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington DC. His work currently focuses on review of advanced economies and multilateral issues. Between 2005 and 2010 he was a staff member of the World Bank, where he worked as an Economist for the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit of the Latin America and Caribbean region. Between 2007 and 2009, while on leave of absence from the World Bank, he worked for the Federal Government in Mexico at the Secretaría de Economía (Ministry of International Trade or Department of Commerce) and at the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (Ministry of Finance or Department of the Treasury). He began his career at Banco de México, Mexico's Central Bank. He graduated with a PhD and an MA in Economics from the University of Chicago, and a BA in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City. He participates in U of C alumni activities through his work with the Chicago Economics Society.
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