Viola Fur specializes in macroeconomic policy for international development and is a final-year Master in Public Policy student at Yale’s Jackson School of Global Affairs. 

Most recently, Viola interned for the World Bank’s Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment as well as public sector teams in Nigeria, writing macroeconomic policy reports and building partnerships with government stakeholders. Before Yale, Viola was a Senegal-based associate at IDinsight, a development consulting organization, advising the Moroccan Interior Ministry on stunting reduction and a Senegalese social enterprise on financial inclusion. Prior to that, Viola consulted for Australia’s Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade on economic development in the Asia-Pacific region. After Yale, Viola is looking for opportunities at the nexus of macroeconomic policy and development.

Viola holds a BA in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Oxford, with a published thesis examining how external debt servicing ability interacts with governance, and graduated with first-class honors. Viola speaks French, Hungarian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.