Johanna Francis is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Fordham University. Her research interests are in the fields of macroeconomics and open economy macroeconomics. Her work focuses on the microfoundations of macroeconomics, in particular, on the theory of consumption and saving behavior, entrepreneurship, and the distribution of wealth as well as the behavior of international capital flows. Prior to Fordham, she worked at the World Bank with the International Capital Flows group putting together the annual Global Development Finance Report. She continues to consult for the World Bank on international capital flows to developing countries.
Johanna received her Ph.D. in economics from the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University and her MA and BA in economics from McGill University.
Teaching: Economics of Risk Management