Daniel Lederman is Lead Economist in the World Bank's International Trade Department (PRMTR). Before joining the World Bank in 1995 as a consultant in the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin American and the Caribbean, he worked for the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. An economist and political scientist by training, Mr. Lederman has written extensively on a broad set of issues related to economic development, including financial crises in emerging markets, crime, political economy of policy reforms, economic growth, innovation and international trade. His writings have been accepted for publication in the American Economic Review, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Economics and Politics, Journal of International Business Studies, among other peer-reviewed journals. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and M.A. and PhD degrees in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He was born in Santiago, Chile, on February 17, 1968.
Articles by Daniel Lederman:
Openness to international trade causes growth in sub-Saharan Africa
2 May 2012, 16475 reads
Foreign investment in southern Africa: Why so little?
17 October 2010, 10956 reads
Does Chinese growth threaten Latin America?
8 August 2007, 10090 reads
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman