Frida is a Principal Economist in the International Model Development Division of the International Economic Analysis Department (INT). Prior to joining the Bank, she was a Specialist in Quantitative Analysis at the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Frida holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Ottawa. Her research interests include Applied Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and International Economics with experience in DSGE and CGE modelling.

Staff analytical notes

Assessing the US and Canadian neutral rates: 2024 update

We assess both the US and Canadian nominal neutral rates to be in the range of 2.25% to 3.25%, somewhat higher than the range of 2.0% to 3.0% in 2023. The assessed range is back to the level it was at in April 2019.

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Journal publications

"Idiosyncratic shocks in a currency union: Insights from West Africa."
(with F. Adjalala, and Y. Dissou), Economic Modelling 122 (2023): 106241.