I am a Professor of International Finance and co-director of the graduate program in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver (USA). I am a member of the Working Group on Political Economy and Justice, an initiative of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University (March 2018-December 2019); a member of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Expert Group on Financing for Development (September 2017-Present); and an academic partner of Progressive Society, an project of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of the European Parliament. I have served as a consultant to the International Poverty Centre for Inclusive Growth of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development /G-24, United Nations University/World Institute for Development Economics Research, and the UNDP’s Human Development Report Office. In addition I have had the opportunity to work with other organizations, such as the NGO Action Aid, the NGO coalition “New Rules for Global Finance,” have been an Expert Advisor to the Third World Network project on capital controls and free trade agreements, served as a member of the Task Force on Regulating Global Capital Flows for Long-Run Development (of the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-range Future, Boston University), was a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of the European Parliament from 2013-March 2018, and since 1987 have been a staff economist with the Center for Popular Economics.
I have published widely on financial policy and crises, developmental financial architectures, regional and transregional financial arrangements, international financial institutions and global financial governance, international capital flows and capital controls, international financial policies, currency boards and central banks in emerging market and developing countries, and remittances. My published work can be found at the following links: