Sergio Schmukler
Treasurer

Sergio Schmukler is Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997, when he started working as a Young Professional at the World Bank. Since joining the Bank, he has been based at the Research Department. He has also worked continuously for the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and for the East Asia and South Asia regions. Besides his work for the Bank, he was Associate Editor of the Journal of Development Economics (2001-2004), visited and taught at Department of Economics, University of Maryland (1999-2003), and visited and worked at the International Monetary Fund Research Department (2004-2005). Before joining the World Bank, he worked at the U.S. Federal Reserve (Board of Governors), the Inter-American Development Bank Research Department, and the Argentine Central Bank. His research area is international finance and international financial markets and institutions. He has published several articles in academic journals and edited volumes on emerging markets finance, exchange rate regimes, financial globalization, financial crises and contagion, and financial development.

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LACEA has established itself as the leading association of economists interested in the problems of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. For 25 years we have contributed to strengthening ties between the research community and economic decision makers in the region and we have fostered debate and dissemination of better economic and social policies based on economic research. On the occasion of our 25th Anniversary we ask you to donate to make LACEA financially sustainable for the years to come. Please take one minute to donate and join in the celebration of this milestone. Thank you!

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The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Political Economy Group (PEG) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the RIDGE/LACEA-PEG Workshop on Political Economy to be held at the Universidad de la República (UdelaR), Uruguay, on 21 and 22 May 2018. Please submit your papers before February 28, 2018. More information here


The 9th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN)
will be held in Lima, Peru, on May 18 th-19th, 2018. This conference is sponsored by LACEA, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), and PUCP, and is hosted by PUCP. Deadline for submissions is February 28th, 2018. Authors of selected papers and discussants will be notified by March 15th, 2018.  More information here


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