Iana Liadze is a Principal Economist at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Iana has worked with the National Institute Global Econometric Model (NiGEM) and the macroeconomic modelling team since 2006. As a key member of the macroeconomic modelling and forecasting team she is actively involved in every step of production of the institute’s quarterly review. A significant proportion of her time is devoted to research behind the development of NiGEM model as well as other projects predominantly in international macroeconomics, climate change, banking and financial instability and the determinants of output growth. She has published regularly both in the institute’s quarterly review and peer reviewed journals.