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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LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to lacea@lacea.org. The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal. Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at lacea@lacea.org if you need any additional information.


LACEA Statement

The undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) hereby express their great dismay over the recent set of actions led by Conacyt and the Mexican Government against CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). We also condemn the broader attacks on and suppression of the freedom of academics nationwide in Mexico. 

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Carlos Vegh is the recipient of the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize this year. Carlos is a world renown economist who has written extensively on topics that touch the heart of LAC macroeconomics: from hyperinflation, to balance of payment crises, currency substitution, fiscal policy, and exchange rate policy.  He has contributed extensively to public goods, serving as editor to the top journals in development and international economics as well as to Economía and as a mentor to many students and junior faculty. We are proud to have him as a member of LACEA. 


Economia, the journal of LACEA is accepting submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here.


 

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