Albert Fishlow

Albert Fishlow
President 1996-1997

Albert Fishlow is Senior Economist at Violy Byorum & Partners, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and Director of the Center for the Study of Brazil at Columbia. He was Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council of Foreign Relations until June 30, 1999.

Previously Dr. Fishlow was Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and Dean of International and Area Studies. He has also been Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Management, and Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for International & Area Studies at Yale University. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from 1975 to 1976, and has been a member of a number of public groups relating to Latin America. In 1999, he was awarded the National Order of the Southern Cross by the government of Brazil.

Dr. Fishlow's published research has addressed issues in economic history, Brazilian and Latin American development strategy, as well as economic relations between industrialized and developing countries. Recent publications include "Latin America in the XXI century," in Louis Emmerij, (ed.), "Economic and Social Development into the XXI century"; (Inter-American Development Bank, 1997), "Contending with Capital Flows: What is Different about the 1990s?" with Barry Eichengreen in Miles Kahler, (ed.), "Capital Flows and Financial Crises" (Ithaca, NY 1998), and "The United States and the Americas: a 21st century View" with James Jones (New York, 1999).

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