Jumana joined CRU in July 2018 from the Bank of England where she worked for over 20 years. In her most recent role at the Bank, she was Head of Division in the Financial Stability Directorate, working to assess financial market risk. Prior to that, Jumana worked in various roles, advising the Banks’ Monetary Policy Committee on their interest rate decisions.
She has published her research in a number of books and leading journals, including Economica and the Journal of International Economics. She has also written a number of influential policy papers on labour markets, productivity and finance.
Jumana has a PhD in Economics from University College London, and a M.Sc. and B.Sc. from the London School of Economics.
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