Christian Johnson is a Senior Economist in the Institute for Capacity Development at the IMF since 2011. Before this, he was the head of the International Money Desk at the Central Bank of Chile in charge of the international reserves, a faculty member of financial econometrics and macroeconomics in the Adolfo Ibanez University, and a Senior Economist to the Joint Vienna Institute. He holds an M.A. in Economics from ILADES/Georgetown University and a M.A. and a PhD in Economics from Duke University.