Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service
Ph.D. International Economics, MIT, 1993
A.B. Applied Mathematics, Harvard, 1986
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Andrew Berg is Deputy Director of the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, with responsibility for internal and external training. Previously, he was chief of the Development Macroeconomics Division in the IMF’s Research Department and before that held a variety of positions in the IMF, including chief of the Regional Studies Division the African Department as well as mission chief to Malawi. He first joined the IMF in 1993. He has also worked at the U.S. Treasury as Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asia and Latin American (2000-2001) and Chief Economist of the Mexico Task Force (1995-1996). He was an associate of Jeffrey in Poland (1989-1991) and Russia (1993). He has published articles on, among other things, the sources of sustained growth accelerations, the macroeconomics of aid, the use of early warning systems for predicting currency crises, inequality and growth, debt sustainability analysis, the management of natural resource wealth, and monetary policy in low-income countries.