Department of Economics
Washington, D.C. 20057-1045
Tel: (202) 687-5781
Fax: (202) 687-6102
The Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-2188
Tel: (202) 797-6293
Fax: (202) 797-6181
|1998-present||Professor of Economics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.|
|1992-present||Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC.|
|1992-1998||Associate Professor of Economics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.|
|1989-1990||Senior Staff Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers, Washington, DC.|
|1988-1992||Associate Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.|
|1984-1988||Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.|
|1992-present||Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research.
(Faculty Research Fellow, 1984-1992).
|Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Dissertation: "Devaluations, Fixed Exchange Rates and Credibility Crises".
|Summa Cum Laude, Economics, Harvard University.|
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:
|1992||Institute for Policy Reform, Junior Research Fellowship.|
|1989||Galbraith Prize for excellence in graduate teaching, Harvard University.|
|1986-1987||Olin Fellowship, National Bureau of Economic Research.|
|1985||Social Science Research Committee, Research Grant.|
|1980-1984||Danforth Foundation Graduate Fellowship.|
|1980-1984||Bell Laboratories Graduate Research Fellowship.|
|1979||Phi Beta Kappa, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA.|
|1977||Detur Prize, Harvard-Radcliffe College.|
|1999-present||Member, Brookings Panel on Economic Activity.|
|1997-1999||Member, Board of Directors, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds.|
|1995-1998||Chair, Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession, American Economic Association.|
|1994-1995||Evaluation Team, Ford Foundation University Centers in International Economics.|
|1993-present||Advisory Editor, Economics Letters.|
|1993-1996||Member, Board of Directors, Eastern Economic Association.|
|1992-1997||Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research.|
|1992-present||Lecturer, International Monetary Fund - Institute: periodic lectures on topics in international macroeconomics.|
|1992-present||Lecturer, World Bank - Economic Development Institute: periodic lectures on topics in international macroeconomics.|
|1992-1994||Member, Economics Advisory Panel, National Science Foundation.|
|1991-1995||Member, Research Advisory Board, Committee for Economic Development.|
|1991-present||Member, Advisory Committee, Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC.|
|1991||Member, Advisory Committee for Ford Foundation University Centers in International Economics.|
|1990-1991||Visiting Fellow, Institute for International Economics (nonresident).|
|1990||Consultant, National Economic and Development Authority of the Philippines, Manila.|
|1989||Member, Economics Program Oversight Panel, National Science Foundation.|
|1988-1999||Member, Corporation Visiting Committee for the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.|
|1988-1993||Member, Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession, American Economic Association.|
|1986||Visiting Scholar, International Finance Division, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC.|
|1986-1989||Member, Economics Committee, Graduate Record Examination, Education Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.|
|1984-present||Referee for American Economic Review, Economics Letters, European Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, MIT Press, National Science Foundation, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, University of Chicago Press, World Bank Economic Review, and other professional journals and presses.|
|1983-1984||Consultant to the National Planning Institute of Jamaica and to the Bank of Jamaica.|
|1982||Summer Intern, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC.|
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SERVICE: (selected items)
|1998-1999||Member, Provost Search Committee.|
|1997-present||Economics Department Representative, Main Campus Executive Faculty.|
|1993-present||One or more of the following Economics Department Committees:
Faculty Recruitment, Graduate Studies, Rank and Tenure, Self-Study.
HARVARD UNIVERSITY SERVICE: (selected items)
|1991-1992||Member, Faculty Council, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.|
|1988-1989||Member, Committee to Review Affirmative Action, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.|
|1987-1991||Member, Faculty Committee on Special Concentrations.|
|1984-1992||One or more of the following Economics Department Committees:
Admissions, Graduate Instruction, Graduate Student Advising.
EDITED and CO-EDITED VOLUMES:
COMMENTS AND REVIEWS:
Editor of the Brookings Trade Forum
1999: Governing in a Global Economy (co-editor: Robert Z. Lawrence, to be published in fall 1999).
2000: Policy Challenges for the New Millenium (co-editor: Dani Rodrik)
"International Capital Flows to LDCs: Investment and Growth," (with Barry Bosworth, in progress).
"The Timing of Exchange Rate Adjustment in Developing Countries," (and other research on the timing of discrete policy changes -- in progress).
"The Harvard Housing Lottery: Rationality and Reform," (with Kala Krishna, revised: July 1997).
|DATE OF BIRTH:||January 26, 1959.|
|FAMILY:||Married to Dr. Donald R. Vereen, Jr.; Two Children (Ana, Alec).|