Stephanie Segal is senior fellow of the CSIS Simon Chair in Political Economy. Previously, she served as codirector of the East Asia Office at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Prior to Treasury, she was senior economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where she covered a range of emerging market and advanced country economies. Earlier in her career, Ms. Segal served as an economist in the Western Hemisphere, Southeast Asia, and International Monetary Policy offices at Treasury; as an adviser to the U.S. director at the IMF; and as an analyst and then associate in Mergers & Acquisitions at J.P. Morgan in New York. She earned her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.