List of IMF Economic Counsellors

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The Economic Counsellor of IMF is also formally the Director of Research and is responsible for providing independent advice to the Fund on its policy issues, integrating ideas of the research in the design of the Fund's policies and conveying these ideas to the policymakers inside and outside the fund.[1] The office has been held by the following:

Name Term
Michael Mussa[2] (August 1991 - June 2001)
Kenneth Rogoff[3] (August 2001 - September 2003)
Raghuram Rajan[4] (September 2003 - January 2007)
Simon Johnson[5] (March 2007 - August 2008)
Olivier Blanchard[6] (September 2008–August 2015)
Maurice Obstfeld[7] (September 2015 onwards)

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