Christian Bogmans currently works as an economist
in the commodities unit of the IMF’s Research Department in Washington DC. His main research interests are the fields of environmental economics and international trade. Previously he was employed as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Birmingham, and as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Spatial Economics
at the VU University Amsterdam. He obtained a PhD in Economics from Tilburg University, an MPhil in International Economics and Business from the University of Groningen, and a BSc in Economics
from the Radboud University Nijmegen.