Carlos A. Vegh

Johns Hopkins University

Carlos A. Vegh is the Fred H. Sanderson Professor of International Economics at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) and holds a joint appointment with the Economics Department. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1987. He spent the early years of his career at the IMF’s Research Department. From 1995 to 2013, he was a tenured professor first at UCLA and then at the University of Maryland. He has been co-editor of the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Development Economics, the leading journals in their respective fields, and is currently the Chief Editor of Economia (the Journal of LACEA). He has published extensively in leading academic journals on monetary and fiscal policy in developing and emerging countries. He has co-edited a volume in honor of Guillermo Calvo (MIT Press) and published a graduate textbook on open economy macroeconomics for developing countries (MIT Press).

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