World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
Fiscal Policy over the Business Cycle in Emerging Markets
Monday, April 30, 2018
5:30 to 7:00pm – Reception to Follow
Elliott School of International Affairs
Lindner Commons, 6th floor
1957 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
Carlos Vegh is the World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to this, Vegh was the Fred H. Sanderson Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
He received his doctorate degree in economics from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in economics from American University and Universidad de la República.
This event is the fifth in a series celebrating IIEP’s 10th Anniversary. Louise Fox, Chief Economist at USAID, joined us in November for the series’ inaugural event. Bob Koopman, Chief Economist at WTO, visited on March 5th for the series’ second installment. On April 9th Martin Fleming, Chief Economist of IBM, presented his research on Artificial Intelligence and the future of work for the series’ third installment. Lastly, for the fourth installment, Santiago Levy of the Inter-American Development Bank, presented on April 23rd.