Date of Birth: May 13, 1956
Nationality: Chilean-Italian
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1984 Ph.D. in Economics. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.),USA.

1979 Master in Economics. Catholic University of Chile.

1979 Economist. Catholic University of Chile.

Currently Founder and President, International Center for Globalization and Development, CIGLOB.

2013- present Associate Professor –Catholic University of Chile.

2010-2011 Director, Latin American School of Social Science (FLACSO-Chile) and Chairman of the Executive Committee, FLACSO-System.

2001- 2009 Regional Advisor, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations.

2001 Economic Adviser, Research Department, World Bank

1997– 2000 Director, Country Management Unit, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela, Latin America and Caribbean Region, the World Bank.

1994- 1997 Executive Director for Chile and Ecuador
Board of Executive Directors, Inter-American Development Bank.
Executive Director for Chile Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Investment Corporation

1994 – 1997 Representative for Chile
Donors Committee, Multilateral Investment Fund.

1994 – 1996 Alternate Executive Director for Argentina and Chile
Board of Executive Directors
Executive Director for Chile and Colombia
Board of Executive Directors
Inter-American Investment Corporation.

1988 – 1994 Senior Economist, The World Bank. Macroeconomic and Growth Division. Vice-presidency of Development Economics.

1984 – 1988 Economist, PREALC/OIT, Regional Program for Employment Latin America and the Caribbean, International Labor Office, United Nations.

1982 – 1987 Research Fellow, CIEPLAN, Corporación de Investigaciones Económicas para América Latina.

Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Catholic University of Chile.

Project Director. International Mobility of Talent. Multi-country
Project sponsored by the World Institute of Development Economic
Research, based in Helsinki, Finland along with UN-ECLAC, 2005-2008.
Project Coordinator. REDIMA (Macroeconomic Dialogue Network) of Central Banks and Ministries of Finance of Latin American
Countries supported by the European Commission and executed by ECLAC, 2005-2008.
Project Coordinator International Migration in Latin America, ECLAC-IDB, 2006-2008.
Project Coordinator. Social Protection and International Migration in Latin America. ECLAC-BID, 2006-2008.

Chilean Ministry of Labor and Social Security



International Monetary Fund

Inter-American Development Bank

International Labor Office

World Bank


Ministry of Labor and Social Security-Chile


United Nations University

Currently Member Steering Committee of Metropolis (international public-
private network on migration).

Currently Member of the Editorial Board Series on Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies, Central Bank of Chile.

1995-2008 General Editor: Book Series Development and Inequality in the Market Economy. The University of Michigan Press.

1998-2000 Member of Steering Committee of Post-Conflict Fund, World Bank.

1996 – 1997 Chairman, Programming Committee Board of Executive Directors Inter-American Development Bank

2016 Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.

2016 Greek Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity. .

2015 Oxford-CAF-Fellow, Saint Antony’s College, Oxford University ( Michaelmas Term)

1991-2015 University College of London, Institute of the Americas
Stockholm University, Institute of Latin America
Oxford University
Cambridge University
United Nations University
Louisiana State University
Georgetown University, United States
Yale University, United States
University of Paris III- Sorbonne Nouvelle
Columbia University, United States.
University of Havana, Cuba
Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, United Kingdom.
Academy of Sciences of Prague, Czech Republic.
Toulaine University, New Orleans.
University of Toronto, Canada.
Moscow University, Russia.
Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy.
Swedish Secretariat of International Cooperation, Stockholm, Sweden.
Economic Policy Analysis Unit, Bolivia.
Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, Mexico.

2012 Visiting Professor, Prague University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic.

2008 Visiting Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA.

Sole Author

2016 Global Capitalism in Disarray : Inequality, Debt and Austerity. Oxford University Press.

2015 Elites Económicas, Crisis y el Capitalismo del Siglo 21. Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico y Chile.

2014 Economic Elites, Crises and Democracy Oxford University Press. Oxford and New York.

2013 Migraciones, Capital y Circulación de Talentos en la Era Global. Fondo de Cultura Económica, Santiago and Ciudad de Mexico.

2012 Chile and the Neoliberal Trap. The Post-Pinochet Era. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK and New York.

2012 Capitalismo a la Chilena. Y la Prosperidad de las Elites. Editorial Catalonia, Santiago, Chile.

2010 International Migration in the Age of Crisis and Globalization. Cambridge University

Press. Cambridge, UK and New York.



2008 The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes and Development Impact, Editor, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York.

2008 Las Termitas del Estado. Ensayos sobre Corrupción, Transparencia y Desarrollo (with Vito Tanzi and Felipe del Solar), Fondo de Cultura Económica – Centro Internacional de Globalización y Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.

2008 Migraciones Internacionales en América Latina. Booms , Crisis y Desarrollo. Fondo de Cultura Económica, Editor, Mexico D.F., Mexico and Santiago, Chile.

2006 Vanishing Growth in Latin American. The Experience Towards the End of the XX Century, Editor. Edward Elgar Publishers, UK and USA.

2006 La Mesa Coja. Prosperidad y Desigualdad en el Chile Democrático. Colección CIGLOB. Santiago, Chile (with Molly Pollack).

2005 Political Crises, Social Conflict and Economic Development. The Political Economy of the Andean Region, Editor, Edward Elgar Publishers, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA.

2002 Crisis and Dollarization in Ecuador. Stability, Growth and Social Equity. Editor, Directions in Development, The World Bank (with Paul Beckerman).

2001 Colombia: Essays on Conflict, Peace and Development, Andrés Solimano, Editor, The World Bank, SIDA. Conflict Prevention and Post-conflict

Reconstruction Series.

2000 Distributive Justice and Economic Development. The Case of Chile and Developing Countries, Editor, The University of Michigan Press, (with Eduardo Aninat and Nancy Birdsall).

2000 La Desigualdad Social. Valores, Crecimiento y El Estado, Andrés Solimano, Editor, Fondo de Cultura Económica, México.

1998 Social Inequality: Values, Growth and the State, Editor, The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.

1998 Los Caminos de la Prosperidad. Ensayos sobre Crecimiento y Desarrollo, Andrés Solimano, Editor, Fondo de Cultura Económica, México.

1996 Road-Maps to Prosperity: Essays on Growth and Development, Editor,University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.

1994 Rebuilding Capitalism: Alternative Roads after Socialism and Dirigisme, Editor, The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor (with Osvaldo Sunkel and Mario I. Blejer).

1993 Striving for Growth after Adjustment. The Role of Capital Formation, Editor, World Bank, Washington D.C. (with Luis Servén).

2010-2011 Member of the International Review Panel of UNU-WIDER, appointed by the Rector of the United Nations University

2008- Present Member of the Consultative Board of Revista Mensaje, Santiago, Chile.

1996-2001 Member Editorial Committee Revista de Análisis Económico.
Georgetown University-Ilades, Santiago – Chile.

1992-1993 Advisory Committee. Research Center Network. Inter-American Development Bank.

1986 Member Organizing Committee. VI Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society. Cordoba, Argentina.

1982 – 1984 Doctoral Fellow, Inter-American Foundation, United States.

1979 – 1980 Master-Fellow, Catholic University of Chile.

2016 Course: “ Globalization, Development and Crises” School of Industrial Engineering and Systems, Catholic University of Chile.

2014 Course: “Inequality and Crisis in 21st Century Capitalism”, Prague , University of Economics.

2012 Course: “Inequality, Crisis and Globalization” Prague, University of Economics.

2012-2014 Course: Globalization, Development and financial Crises, School of Industrial Engineer, Catholic University of Chile.

2001-2008 ECLAC-Summer School

2009-2012 CENDA Summer and Winter School

1999 Course: Economic Development of Latin America. Georgetown University Washington, DC, United States (Professorial Lecturer).

1992 Course: Theory of Economic Development, American University, Washington D.C. United States (Professorial Lecturer).

1986-1987 Lecturer, Georgetown University, Master of Economics Program, Georgetown University-Ilades.

1982-1987 Course: Macroeconomic Theory. Catholic University of Chile.
Course: International Macroeconomics, Catholic University of Chile.
Course: Econometrics, Catholic University of Chile (Associate Professor).

1983 Lecturer, Course: Macroeconomics I, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2016 “ Is Inequality Really Declining in Latin America?Evidence on Income, Wealth and the Social Structure” Revista de Economia Mundial/ Journal of World Economy, 43, Spain.

2016 “ Capitalism and Financial Crises in Long Run Development” chapter 13, Damil,M.,M.Rapetti and G.Rozenwurcel, Macroeconomics and Development, Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America, Columbia University Press, New York.

2016 “ Global Migration and Development in Uncertain Times” Working Paper 25, CIGLOB. Also chapter for book on 30th Anniversary of UNU-WIDER (forthcoming).

2016 “ Economic Elites, Stagnation, and Talent Mobility in Global Capitalism” Working Paper 23, CIGLOB.

2015 “Economic Inequality and Macroeconomic Cycles: Evidence for Latin America” (with Diego Calderon), for UN-ECLAC.

2015 “ Crecimiento, Desigualdad y Democracia: La Transformacion Capitalista en Chile” Capitulo 2, en Cordera, R., M.Flores y M.L. Fuentes

(coordinadores) Mexico Social:Regreso a lo Fundamental, UNAM, Mexico

DF. Tambien Working Paper 22, CIGLOB.

2015 “ Inequality of Income and Wealth in Latin America: Is the Region Becoming More Equitable? for Latin American Centre, Oxford University.

2015 “ The Paradoxes of Chilean Economic Development: Growth, Inequality, deindustrialization and sustainability risks” chapter 12 in A. Hansen and u. Wethal, editors, Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability: Theories, Strategies and Local Realities, Routledge, New York and London. Also Working Paper 19, CIGLOB.

2014 “ The Paradoxes of Chilean Development” Working Paper 19, CIGLOB.

2013 “Capitalism and Financial Crises” Working Paper 18, CIGLOB.

2012 “The International Circulation of Elites: Knowledge, Entrepreneurial and Political”, with Diego Avanzini, chapter 4 in The Role of Elites in Economic Development, Edited by Alice Amsden, Alisa DiCaprio and James Robinson, Oxford University Press .

2012 “ Economic Crises in Advanced Capitalism and Developing Countries: Structural Adjustment Policies and International Migration”. Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration.

2012 “Brain Drain and Talent Mobility in the Global Society: An Overview”. Enciclopedia of Global Social Issues. J. Clement, Editor, M.S. Sharpe.

2011 Capitulo 2 “El Proceso de Desarrollo y la Clase Media. Análisis para 130 países en N. Serra y A. Bárcena (editores) Desarrollo y Política Social en América Latina, CIDOB y CEPAL.

2009 “Savings, Investment and Capital Accumulation”, Chapter 6, (with M. Gutierrez) in A. Dutt and J.Ross eds, Handobook of International Development, Vol. I, Edward Elgar Publishers.

2009 “Stylized Facts on the Middle Class and the Development Process” chapter 2 in Stuck in the Middle. Is Fiscal Policy Failing the Middle Class? Edited by A.Estache and D.Leipziger, Brookings, Washington DC.

2008 “Migraciones Internacionales en América Latina y el Caribe: Oportunidades, Desafíos y Dilemas” en Foreign Affairs, En Español.Vol. 8, # 2.

2008 “ The Middle Class and the Development Process” Serie Macroeconomía del Desarrollo # 64, CEPAL. .

2007 “Migraciones Internacionales, Remesas y el Desarrollo Económico: La Experiencia Latinoamericana” Serie Macroeconomía del Desarrollo # 59, CEPAL.

2007 “ Social Protection and Asset Accumulation by the Middle Class and the Poor in Latin America” Chapter 7 in C. Moser, Editor, Reducing Global Poverty. The Case for Asset Accumulation. Brookings Institution, Washington DC.

2006 “The Search of for Macroeconomic Stability and Growth under Persistent Inequality: The Case of Chile” (with M. Pollack) in G. A. Cornia editor Pro-Poor Macroeconomics. Potential and Limitations. Palgrave, MacMillan. UK and US.

2005 “The Challenge of African Development: A View from Latin America” in Jan Joost Teunissen and Age Akkerman (editors) Africa in the World Economy. The National, Regional and International Challenges, FONDAD,The Hague, Netherlands.

2005 “International Migration, Capital Flows and the Global Economy: A Long Run View” Series Macroeconomics of Development # 35, ECLAC (with Nathalie Watts).

2004 “Globalizing Talent and Human Capital: Implications for Developing Countries”,

Towards Pro-Poor Policies, Aid, Institutions and Globalization edited by Betrtil

Tungodden, Nicholas Stern and Ivar Kolstad, Annual World Bank Conference on

Development economics for Europe, Oslo, Norway. The World Bank and Oxford

University Press. Also Working Paper # 15, ECLAC, Santiago, Chile.

2004 “ Remittances by Emigrants” chapter 7, in A.B.Atkinson, editor, New

Sources of Development Finance, Oxford University Press.

2003 “Development Cycles, Political Regimes and International Migration: Argentina in

the 20th Century”, WIDER-United Nations University Discussion Paper # 2003/X.

2003 “Elusive Prosperity, Volatile Politics and International Migration: Experiences from

Latin America” WIDER Angle, United Nations University, spring issue.

2003 “Institutional Challenges of Globalization and the Developing Countries” Chapter

20, in A. Dutt and J. Ros editors Development Economics and Structuralist

Macroeconomics. Essays in Honor of Lance Taylor, Edward Elgar, UK.

2003 “Globalización y Migración Internacional: La Experiencia Latinoamericana”

Revista de la Cepal, 80.

2003 “Remittances by Emigrants: Issues and Evidence” Series Macroeconomía del

Desarrollo # 26. ECLAC.


2002 “Globalizing Talent and Human Capital: Implications for Developing

Countries” Series, Macroeconomics of Development# 15, ECLAC.

2001 “International Migration and the Global Economic Order: An Overview”

Policy, Research Working Paper 2720. The World Bank.

2001 “The Evolution of World Income Distribution. Assessing the Impact of

Globalization”ECLAC, Working paper 11, Series. Macroeconomic

of Development.

2000 ‘Foreword,’ in Urban Poor Perceptions of Violence and Exclusion in Colombia,

Caroline Moser, Cathy McIlwaine, The World Bank, SIDA. Conflict Prevention

and Post Conflict Reconstruction Series.

1999 “Beyond Unequal Development: An Overview” Policy, Research Working Paper

2041, The World Bank.

1999 “Globalization and National Development at the End of the 20th Century: Tensions

and Challenges” Policy, Research Working Paper 2137, The World Bank.

1997 “The Chilean Economy in the 1990s: On Interpreting a “Golden Age” in L. Taylor

(ed.) After Neoliberalism, The University of Michigan Press.

1996 “Saving and Investment: Paradigms, Puzzles and Policies” The World Bank

Research Observer, Vol. II, No.1, February (with K. Schmidt-Hebbel y L.Servén).

1996 “Growth, Equity and the Environment in Chile: Issues and Evidence” (with P.

Meller y R. O’Ryan) World Development. North-Holland.

1994 “Rebuilding Capitalism, East Europe” CEO International Strategies. International

Media Partners, New York.

1994 “Adjustment and Income Distribution in Chile” (with M. Marcel) in B. Borsworth,

R. Dornbusch and R. Laban (eds.) The Chilean Economy: Performance and

Challenges Brookings Institution.

1993 “The Post-Socialist Transition in Comparative Perspective: Policy Issues and Recent

Experiences” World Development Vol. 21, No. 11, November, North-Holland.

1993 “Chile” in L. Taylor (ed). The Rocky Road to Reform: Income Distribution, Politics

and Adjustment in the Developing World. The MIT Press.

1993 “Economic Instability and Aggregate Investment” (with Robert Pindyck) in Olivier

Blanchard and Stanley Fischer (eds). NBER Macroeconomic Annual, 1993, The

MIT Press.

1993 “Debt Crisis, Adjustment and Capital Formation in Developing Countries: Where


Do We Stand?” (with L. Servén) World Development, January.

1993 “Reforma Económica: Experiencias Comparadas” (Economic Report: Compared

Experiences) Pensamiento Iberoamericano, Editor, No. 22/23 (Vol. I y II), Madrid,


1992 “How Private Investment Reacts to Changing Macroeconomic Conditions.

The Case of Chile in the 1980s” in A. Chhibber (eds) Reviving Private

Investment. North-Holland.

1992 “Private Investment and Macroeconomic Adjustment: A Survey”

(with Luis Servén) in The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 7 No. 1, January.

1992 “Economic Adjustment and Investment Performance in Developing Countries:

The Experience of the 1980s” (with L. Servén) in V. Corbo, S. Fischer and

S. Webb (eds). Adustment Lending Revisited. Policies to Restore Growth.

A World Bank Symposium.

1992 “Economic Growth and Income Distribution in Chile: Macroeconomic Trade-offs

Revisited”. Revista de Análisis Económico; November, Georgetown University-
Ilades, Santiago-Chile.

1991 “Stabilization Policies in Chile Revisited” (with Vittorio Corbo) in M. Bruno, S.

Fischer, H. Helpman and N. Liviatan (eds) Lessons from Economic Stabilization

and it’s Aftermath. The MIT Press.

1991 “The Economies of Central and Eastern Europe: An Historical and International

Perspective” in V. Corbo, F. Coricelli and J. Bossak (eds). Reforming Central and

Eastern European Economies. Initial Results and Challenges. A World Bank


1990 “Inflation and Growth in the Transition from Socialism: The Case of Bulgaria”

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series # 659. World Bank.

1990 “Inversión Privada y Ajuste Macroeconómico. La Experiencia Chilena en la

Década del ’80”. Colección Estudios Cieplan #28, Santiago, Chile.

1989 “Inflación y los Costos de Estabilizar: Aspectos Conceptuales, Casos Históricos y

Experiencias Recientes”. El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica

October; Mexico.

1989 “Inflation and the Costs of Stabilization: Country Experience, Conceptual Issues and

Policy Lessons”. The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 5 #2, July.

1988 “Mercado de Trabalho: Quatro Enfoques em Busca de um Paradigma”. Pesquisa e


Planejamento Económico. IPEA. Brazil. December.

1988 “Política de Remuneraciones en Chile: Experiencia Pasada, Instrumentos y

Opciones a Futuro”. Colección Estudios CIEPLAN #25. December. Santiago,


1988 “Enfoques Alternativos sobre el Mercado del Trabajo: Una Evaluación Teórica”.

Revista de Análisis Económico. Vol. 3, No.2. Georgetown University-Ilades,

November, Santiago ,Chile

1988 “El Impacto Macroeconómico de los Salarios Mínimos en Chile”. Revista de

Análisis Económico. Vol. 3, No. 1, Georgetown University-Ilades, June. Santiago,


1987 “Empleo y Salarios Reales: Un Análisis Macroeconómico de Desequilibrio para

Chile y Brasil”, Pesquisa e Planejamento Económico, IPEA. Brazil. (December).

1987 “Política Salarial, Nivel de Actividad y Restricción Externa: Guatemala 1980-1984”,

in Política salarial, inflación y restricción externa, PREALC, OIT-NU.

1987 “A Simple Macro Model for a Small Open Economy Facing a Binding External

Constraint (Chile),” (with Patricio Meller), Journal of Development Economics, 26,

25-35. North-Holland.

1987 “Stabilization and Adjustment Policies and Programmes”. Country Study No. 10.

Chile (with José Pablo Arellano y René Cortázar) WIDER-UNU, Helsinki,


1986 “Contractionary Devaluation in the Southern Cone: The Case of Chile,” Journal of

Development Economics. North-Holland.

1986 “Aspectos Conceptuales Sobre Política Cambiaria Relevantes para América

Latina,” in R. Cortázar (ed.) Políticas Macroeconómicas: Una Perspectiva

Latinoamericana, CIEPLAN. Santiago, Chile.

1986 “Salarios Reales y Empleo Bajo Distintos Regímenes Macroeconómicos”,

Cuadernos de Economía, December; Catholic University of Chile.

1986 “Liberalización Financiera Interna y Crisis: Aspectos Teóricos y Consideraciones

de Política Económica”, en Deuda Interna y Estabilidad Financiera: Aspectos

Analíticos, C. Massad and R. Zalher Grupo Editor Latinoamericano, ECLAC.

1985 “Reactivación Interna Bajo una Severa Restricción Externa: Análisis de Distintas

Políticas Económicas”, en Colección Estudios CIEPLAN N. 16 (with Patricio


1984 “Devaluation, Unemployment and Inflation: Essays on Macroeconomic

Adjustment”, MIT Doctoral Thesis, May.


1984 “Cuantificación de Algunas Políticas Económicas orientadas a Generar Empleo,” en

Colección Estudios CIEPLAN N. 14 (with Patricio Meller).

1983 “Reducir Costos del Trabajo: Cuánto Empleo Genera?”, in Cuadernos de Economía,

Universidad Católica de Chile, December.

1983 “Desempleo en Chile: Interpretación y Políticas Económicas Alternativas”, en

Reconstrucción Económica para la Democracia (with Patricio Meller); Ed.

Aconcagua. Santiago, Chile.

1981 “La Rebaja en Cotizaciones Previsionales y su Impacto sobre el Empleo Industrial:

Una Estimación para el Período 1974-1978,” Notas Técnicas CIEPLAN N. 48.

1980 “Intensidades Factoriales de las Exportaciones de Empresas Multinacionales”, in

Documento de Trabajo N. 67, Universidad Católica de Chile, Instituto de Economía.

1979 “Análisis Econométrico de las Exportaciones de Algunos Productos Industriales,

Mineros y Agrícolas”, in Documento de Trabajo, N. 3, Universidad Católica de

Chile, Instituto de Economía.