PhD, Economics, UCLA
BA, Economics, Catholic University of Chile
At Haas since 2012
2012-present, Executive Director, Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business
2005-2012, Director, the C.V. Starr Program in Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship
Lecturer, Economics Department
1999-2005, Senior Fellow, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
1998-1999, Visiting Professor, Economics Department, University of Virginia
1986-1998, Economist/Senior Economist/Deputy Division Chief, International Monetary Fund
External Service and Assignments
2000-present, Consultant, International Monetary Fund
Selected Papers and Publications
• Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Economic Growth? With Ross Levine. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Development: New Measurements, New Outcomes, New Policy Approaches, Ed: Theodore Moran, 2005.
• Finance and Growth: New Evidence and Policy Analysis for Chile. With Ross Levine. Economic growth: Sources, Trends, and Cycles, Eds: Norman Loayza and Raimundo Soto, Central Bank of Chile, 2002.
• How Much Bang for the Buck? Mexico and Dollarization. With Ross Levine. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, May 2001.
• Business Cycles in Europe: A Review of their Stylized Facts. (IMF mimeo, October 2000)
• Portugal: An Empirical Investigation of the Business Cycle, 1997. Selected Issues and Statistical Background, IMF, 1997.
• Portugal: Growth After Accession to the European Union: The Pay Off of Policy Reforms, 1996. Selected Issues and Statistical Background, IMF, 1996.
• Portugal: The Social Security System, Appendix to Recent Economic Developments, IMF, 1995.
• IMF Conditionality: Experience Under Stand-By and Extended Arrangements. Part I: Key Issues and Findings. With Susan Schadler, Adam Bennett, Louis Dicks-Mireaux, Mauro Mecagni, James Morsink and Miguel Savastano. IMF Occasional Paper 128. (Washington, International Monetary Fund, September 1995).
• IMF Conditionality: Experience Under Stand-By and Extended Arrangements. Part II: Background Papers. With Susan Schadler, Adam Bennett, Louis Dicks-Mireaux, Mauro Mecagni, James Morsink and Miguel Savastano. IMF Occasional Paper 129. (Washington, International Monetary Fund, September 1995).
• Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows. With Susan Schadler, Adam Bennett and Robert Kahn. IMF Occasional Paper No. 108. (Washington, International Monetary Fund, December 1993).
• Real Exchange Rate Determination: The Case of Colombia and Coffee, in The Colombian Economy: Issues of Trade and Development eds. Alvin Cohen and Frank R. Gunter. Westview Press, 1992.
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