Susan Schadler served at the IMF for over 30 years, working on a variety of countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe as well as authoring many research papers and evaluations of IMF lending policies. Her published articles and books cover exchange rate policies, economic growth and crises, and the integration of Eastern and Western Europe. Her final position at the IMF was Deputy Director of the European Department. Since leaving the IMF she has been a senior member of St Antony’s College Oxford University, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and consultant at the IMF. Her website susanschadler.com provides additional material.
Leslie Lipschitz was an economist at the International Monetary Fund for more than 35 years. He worked on the development of IMF policies, on risks and crisis vulnerabilities in the global economy, and on a range of countries–from the most advanced economies (including the USA, Germany, the UK, and Italy) to the emerging and developing countries of Asia, Africa and Europe. He served as Director of the IMF Institute, taught at the School of Advanced International Studies (Johns Hopkins University) and Bowdoin College, was a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, worked and consulted with private financial institutions, and has written, spoken, and published widely on open-economy macroeconomics.