Developing Countries

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                         on EMs & exchange rates 

Struggling Economies,” video interview, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Sept. 3, 2022.

“Might the pandemic signal the end of global economic convergence?” Ppt slides, Keynote address, G20 Global Financial Stability Conference 2021, Sept. 7.

The Pandemic Pain of Emerging Markets,” Project Syndicate, July 31, 2020.

"Fiscal Cyclicality in EM Countries," Macroeconomic Policy Seminar, Harvard Economics Department, October 18, 2016.

"African Leaders' Eyes on the Prize," Project Syndicate, Oct.15, 2013.   E.g., Korea Herald, Oct.21, 2013.  Longer version.& BCSIA.

"Cuban Time Travel," Les Echos and other Project SyndicateNov.22, 2012.   Full version: "Cuba: A Trip to 1959," Nov.26, 2012.

"Chile's Countercyclical Triumph," in TransitionsForeign Policy, June 27.

"Off the Beaten Path," TransitionsForeign Policy, Feb.16, 2012.   

"The Little Economy That Could," TransitionsForeign Policy, Feb.2, 2012.  

Some Big Ideas from Small Countries,”  European Financial Review, April-May, pp. 4-5, 2011.   

"Big Ideas from Small Countries," Korea Times , Il Sole 24 Ore, and other Project Syndicate newspapers, Oct.2010.   Reprinted, Business & Management Journal 2, no.1, Jan.2011.  With links: blogpost 8/15/10.  TV interview, BNN, 8/16/10.

"Prospects for Monetary Integration in Southern Africa," slides Stellenbosch University, Jan.18, 2007.

“Has an inordinately low trade/GDP ratio held back South African Growth?” Center for International Development’s Project on South Africa: Performance and Prospects, 2006.

"Pro-Trade Arguments in Answer to the Contrarians,"  July 11, 2005. Financial Times.

"Is the Language of Rights Be Useful in the Fight Against Poverty?" video of debate with Prof. Amartya Sen, HKS Forum, Feb.11, 2005.