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Romina Kazandjian Adjunct Professorial Lect Department of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, American University <br />
M.A., Economics, American University <br />
B.A., Economics, Political Science, Adelphi University

Romina Kazandjian is an Economist, Economist Program (EP) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), working on the Lesotho and Eswatini country desks. Previously, she worked as an International Economist (Pathways) at the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), focusing on the inflation globalization hypothesis, GVCs, and trade policy uncertainty. Romina was an AEA Summer Dissertation Fellow at the USITC and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. She was a Visiting Scholar and Summer Intern, Fund Internship Program (FIP) at the IMF, researching the effects of gender inequality on economic diversification. Romina has also worked at Gender Asset Gap project, Innovations for Poverty Action, Open Society Foundations, and UNFPA. Romina holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from American University and a B.A. from Adelphi University. Her dissertation is on the topic of inflation expectations, economic uncertainty, and central bank communication. Romina’s research fields are macroeconomics, monetary economics, international economics, and gender macroeconomics. Romina is a national of Bulgaria and the United States.
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