Professional Positions & Activities

Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Harvard Kennedy School, July 2012 - present

Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC, 2011 - June 2012

Professor, Department of Economics, and Director, Center for International Economics, University of Maryland, 2009 - 2010

Professor, School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of Maryland, 2000 - 2009

Deputy Director and Senior Policy Advisor, Research Department, International Monetary Fund, 2001- 2003

Associate Professor
, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, 1996 - 1999.

Director, International Security and Economic Policy Specialization, School of Public Policy, 1998 - 2001.

Senior Economist, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund, 1995 - 1996.

Economist, Research Department, International Monetary Fund, 1988 - 1994

Chief Economist and Vice President, Research Department, Bear Stearns, New York, 1985 - 1986.

Economist, Research Department, Bear Stearns, New York, 1982 - 1985.

Visiting Positions

Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Globalization, Yale University, October, 2010.

Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development, 2006 - 2007.

Visiting Scholar, Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank, Fall 1996, Spring 1997 - Fall 1998, Winter 2001.

Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund, Research Department, Summer 1999

Visiting Scholar, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, International Finance Division, Summer 1999.

Visiting Scholar, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Summer 1998.

Visiting Scholar, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, Summer 1998.

Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, Summer 1997, 1998.

Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, 1997 - 1998.
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Other Professional Activities

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999-

 Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2008-

 Member, Council on Foreign Relations, 1997-

 Member, The Trilateral Commission, 2011-

 Governor, Smith Richardson Foundation, 2011-

 Member, Congressional Budget Office, Panel of Economic Advisers, 2010-2016

 Member, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Advisory Panel, 2014-

 Member, Chief Economist’s Advisory Council, The World Bank, 2011-2013.

Founding Contributor, VoxEU-CEPR.

 External Academic Evaluation Committee, School of Government, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, March 2004 –

 Comité Científico, Ensayos Sobre Política Económica, Banco de la Republica, Colombia, 2009 –

Honorary Member, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), 2015-

 Forum Fellow, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 2000, 2010-2012.

 Jury Member, Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, 2010 - 2011.

 Advisory Board, Institute for New Economic Thinking, July 2010 - 2013.

 Senior Mentor, 2004, Committee for the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, American Economic Association.

 Member, Advisory Commission on the Role of the Multilateral Development Banks in Emerging Market Economies, sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Emerging Markets Partners, and the Inter-American Dialogue 2001.

 Selection Committee, Social Science Research Council Program in Applied Economics, 2000.

 Member, Overseas Development Council Working Group on The Role of the International Monetary Fund in Development, 2000.

 Member, Group of Thirty Study Group on Latin America Capital Flows, 1994.

 Executive Committee Member, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), 2004-2007.
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Editorial Boards

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012 -2015

Book Series on Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies of the Central Bank of Chile, 2009 -

International Journal of Central Banking, 2004 -

American Economic Review, 2001 - 2005.

The World Bank Economic Review, 1999 - 2003.

Review of International Economics, 1998 - 2001.

Journal of International Economics, 1998 - 2001.

Economía, Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 1999-2001 

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