Hendre Garbers

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I am a PhD student in Economics at the University of Vienna. My supervisors are Paul Pichler and Alejandro Cunat. My research focuses on macroeconomic policy. I am particularly interested in conventional and unconventional monetary policies in emerging and developing countries.

  • As of January 2018 I work as Research Officer in the Development Macroeconomic (DM) division of the Research Department (RES) of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, USA.

 Student Testimonial: Hendre Garbers

Research Interests

  • International Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy (focus on Emerging and Developing Markets)
  • Specifically: Capital Flows and Exchange Rates, Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy

Previous Education

  • MSc in Economics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013 (Cum Laude)
  • BComm with Honours in Economics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2011 (Distinction)
  • BComm in Mathematical Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2010


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