Laura is a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund. Since joining the Fund in 2002, she has provided macroeconomic analysis and policy advice to a range of countries in Latin America and Europe, including most recently Ireland in the context of the EU-IMF supported program. She also led the team in charge of the Fiscal Monitor, one of the IMF’s flagship publications. Her latest research papers have focused on the relationship between fiscal policy and growth and the determinants of government bond yields. Laura also worked at the Ministry of Finance of Colombia in the aftermath of the 1998 financial crisis. Laura graduated from the M.P.A. program in 2002, and carried out her undergraduate studies at Universidad Externado de Colombia and Science Po.
Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund
MPA, Class of 2002