About the Author
Edda Claus is an Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) and a Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) at the Australian National University (ANU). Prior to joining WLU, Edda was a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. She was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Finance at Trinity College Dublin and a visiting PhD Scholar at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. She has also worked as an Economist with the Australian Commonwealth Treasury and the Canadian Department of Finance.
Iris Claus is the Macroeconomic Advisor at the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center of the International Monetary Fund in Fiji. She previously held policy and research positions at the Asian Development Bank, the New Zealand Inland Revenue, the New Zealand Treasury, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, and the Bank of Canada. She is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Surveys and Asian Economic Papers and Senior Fellow at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.