Evan Tanner is a Senior Economist in the Asian Division of the IMF Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)—the Fund’s training and capacity-building arm. He designed and delivered training courses that were highly demanded and attended by policy-oriented economists from around the world. He has experience in many regions of the world including Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. He published numerous articles in top refereed economics journals. Previously, in the Research Department of the IMF, he developed and implemented tools for economic forecasting and policy assessment. Prior to joining the Fund, Evan taught in several academic institutions, including the University of Miami, Thunderbird School of Global Management, and the University of California in Los Angeles. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California in Los Angeles.