Congratulations to TI PhD candidate Lucy Gornicka on her new position at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She will start the Young Economist Program in September.

Lucyna is a PhD student in economics at the Macroeconomics and International Economiocs groups of the University of Amsterdam. Se expects to defend her dissertation on essays on Financial Frictions in the second half of 2015, under the supervision of TI fellow professor Sweder van Wijnbergen (UvA).

Lucyna is an alumna of the TI MPhil program (2012). Her research interests lie in the areas of financial frictions, macrofinance, financial regulation, and monetary policy. Please click here to read more about his papers and research in progress.


About the IMF Economist Program

The EP is an entry-level program for talented, recent PhD graduates in macroeconomics, finance, public finance, monetary economics, international economics, international trade, poverty issues, political economy, or econometrics who are interested in pursuing a career in international economics and finance. Each year, the Fund hires about 20 to 30 of the best young graduates from around the world. Economists in the EP undertake assignments to enable them gain well-rounded experience in regional and country-specific issues, as well as in fiscal, monetary, balance of payments, debt, or other issues.