IMF Economist Interview Questions

Updated Jun 8, 2015
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Economist Interview

Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
No Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at IMF (Boston, MA) in October 2012.

Interview

First round on campus interview second round on-site panel interview

Interview Questions

  • How you determine whether a 3% of GDP government deficit is too much or too little.   Answer Question

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    Economist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at IMF.

    Interview

    Straightforward panel interview. Detailed questions on Macroeconomic to test your basic knowledge, asking about interlinks between the sectors, the policy mix appropriate and applicable for each scenario given. More questions on your background, and relevance to the current job. Reason for wanting to work at the organization, and future career goals.

    Interview Questions

    • Write on the spot two pages on a topic with no access to resources.   Answer Question
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    Economist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at IMF in December 2008.

    Interview

    Two rounds: first with the HR department, then with a panel.

    Interview Questions

    • Usually case-based. For example, a country runs into economic crisis, and how to set the policy mix right.   Answer Question
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