Diego Rodríguez Guzmán is a Senior Economist in the African Division of the IMF Institute for Capacity Development. His research has focused on monetary policy, international finance, fiscal policy, commodity prices, and DSGE models, including publications in the Journal of International Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, and other refereed journals. Before joining the IMF, he worked as Director of the Modeling Department at central bank of Colombia. In that institution, he built and implemented macroeconomic models for policy analysis and forecasting. Additionally, he worked as a consultant in developing general equilibrium models for the IMF, IDB, FLAR, and several Central Banks in Latin America and Central America. He holds an M.A. in economics from Boston University.