Eduardo Cavallo

Lead Economist, Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank

Eduardo Cavallo is a Lead Economist at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC. Prior to joining the IDB, Eduardo was a Vice-President and Senior Latin American Economist for Goldman Sachs in New York. Eduardo had already worked at the IDB as a Research Economist between 2006 and 2010. Before that he served as a Research Fellow at the Center for International Development (CID), a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and a member of the faculty at the Kennedy School of Government's Summer Program. In Argentina he co-founded Fundación Grupo Innova.

Eduardo’s research interests are in the fields of international finance and macroeconomics with a focus on Latin America. He has published in several academic journals, and is the Co-editor of the books Saving for Development: how Latin America and the Caribbean can save more and better (Palgrave, 2016) and Dealing with an International Credit Crunch: Policy Responses to Sudden Stops in Latin America (IDB, 2009). He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy and an MPP from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de San Andres (UdeSA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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