Deputy-Division Chief in the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund
Mr. Gene Leon is a Senior Resident Representative for the International Monetary Fund in Jamaica. He was a Deputy-Division Chief in the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund, which undertakes economic surveillance on the economies of the Gulf Cooperation Council. He has been at the IMF since 1996. Prior to joining the Fund, he was the Director of the Research Department at the Central Bank of Barbados and taught at the Universities of Southampton and Kent in England and the State University of New York in the United States. Mr. Leon has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Southampton, England. His research interests are in applied econometrics and finance.
Recent Publications and Presentations
International Monetary Fund
Lucio Sarno, Giorgio Valeufe, and Hyginus Leon
Hyginus Leon and Serineh Najarian