Sebnem Kalemli-Özcan is the Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics at University of Maryland. She is an NBER Research Associate and a CEPR Research Fellow. She was the Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank in 2008 and held a position as Lead Economist/Adviser for the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank during 2010-2011. She has held positions as a CFR International Affairs Fellow in International Economics based at the Federal Reserve Board and International Monetary Fund for 2017-2018. She has published extensively in the areas of international finance, international development and applied growth theory in journals such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance and the Review of Economics and Statistics.