Professional Positions & Activities
Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Harvard Kennedy School, July 2012 -
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.
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 .
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
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-
Governor, Smith Richardson Foundation, 2011-
Member, Congressional Budget Office, Panel of Economic Advisers, 2010-
Advisor, Institute for New Economic Thinking, INET, June 2010-
Founding Contributor, VoxEU a policy portal of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, June 2008 –
External Academic Evaluation Committee, School of Government, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, March 2004 –
Scientific committee, Ensayos Sobre Política Económica, Banco de la República, Colombia, 2009 -
Executive Committee Member, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), 2004 – 2007.
Jury Member, Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, 2010-2011.
Testimony before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, May 26, 2010.
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, May 20, 2010; the Senate Budget Committee, February 9, 2010; the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, November 16, 2009; the House Financial Services Committee, February 24, 2008.
Mentor, Committee for the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, 2004
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 Right Role for the IMF in Development, 2000.
Forum Fellow, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 2000 and 2011.
Member, Group of Thirty Study Group on Latin America Capital Flows, 1994-1995.