The Chief Economist Group realizes a number of tasks, including:
- organization and implementation of work on the analysis of regional and country macroeconomic trends in the area of operations of the Fund, including issues of economic growth, monetary policy, budget policy, debt sustainability, and structural reforms;
- preparation and production of working papers available to general public;
- development of the Fund's partnership in the field of analytical activities and implementation of joint analytical projects with international financial organizations and other institutional partners.
The Group is headed by the EFSD Chief Economist Evgeny Y. Vinokurov