Dr. Andrés Solimano holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is founder and Chairman of the International Center for Globalization and Development (CIGLOB) based in Santiago, Chile. Previously, he was also a Regional Advisor at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Country Director at the World Bank, Executive Director at the Inter-American Development Bank and Director of FLACSO-Chile. He is currently CAF-LAC Fellow at Saint Antony’s College, Oxford University.
His most recent books as author include Economic Elites, Crises and Democracy, Oxford University Press, (2014), Migraciones, Capital y Circulacion de Talentos en la Era global, Fondo de Cultura Economica (2013), Chile and the Neoliberal Trap. The post-Pinochet Era(2012), Cambridge University Press. His new book, entitled Inequality, Debt and Austerity, Global Capitalism in Disarray will be published in 2016.