Luc Moers is a Senior Economist in the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department. He has mainly worked on low-income countries and policies, among which a field stint as the IMF’s Resident Representative in Tajikistan. Before joining the IMF, he was an Economist at the central bank of The Netherlands, and a Researcher at the Tinbergen Institute. He has also worked as a Consultant in the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group, and held positions as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Guelph, and as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Central Asia. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Amsterdam, specializing in transition and development macroeconomics. Luc is a national of the Netherlands.