Mika Saito

Senior Economist in the African Department at International Monetary Fund

Mika Saito is a Senior Economist at the African Department of the IMF. Her research interests are in international economics with a focus on trade. Recent work has been on the macroeconomic implications of global value chains, trade finance, and protectionism. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University and M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics. Prior to the IMF, she was Assistant Professor in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.