James P. Walsh

James P. Walsh

James P. Walsh was an advisor in the Monetary and Capital Markets department before being assigned to become IMF’s Senior Resident Representative in Indonesia. He has been at the IMF since 2001. He has also been Deputy Chief in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the International Monetary Fund, focusing on issues related to monetary policy, and financial stability, particularly in Asia and America before his current assignment. He is also Deputy Mission Chief for the joint IMF-World Bank Financial Sector Assessment of China. His previous assignments at the IMF as well as country surveillance work on various emerging markets in all regions of the world, including China and India.

At the IMF, he has worked on a range of policy issues, including the 2005 Review of IMF Conditionality Guidelines and financial regulatory reform after the global financial crisis. His analytical work has covered macro-financial linkages, inflation, financing infrastructure investment, and systemic financial risks, and he was co-editor of a book on Asian financial systems, while his research has focused on international capital flows and risk in emerging market banking sectors.