Tim Willems

Economist in the International Monetary Funds
Tim Willems

Tim Willems is an economist in the IMF’s Debt Policy division, focusing on questions of debt sustainability and debt restructuring. At the IMF, he has worked on a variety of countries, including Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia, and now Ukraine. Previously, he was a post-doctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and a member of the Centre for Macroeconomics at the London School of Economics. He holds degrees from Tilburg University and University College London and obtained his PhD in Economics from the Tinbergen Institute at the University of Amsterdam.

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At the core of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme is an intensive, two-week development course for the next generation of senior leaders. By combining high-calibre academic tuition, industry-leading keynote speakers, and a diverse group of delegates, OUBEP creates a dynamic space to explore economic theory and applications to help solve problems and create strategic impact.

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OUBEP curates an immersive, rich and intense experience for participants. At its core, lies a combination of outstanding teaching with tutoring sessions in smaller groups. Participants are also able to take advantage of networking opportunities around drinks and dinner or whilst taking part in typical Oxford activities.