Otaviano Canuto is the executive director at the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Timor Leste and Trinidad and Tobago. Views expressed here are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of the IMF or any of the governments he represents.
Mr. Canuto has previously served as vice president, executive director and senior adviser on BRICS economies at the World Bank, as well as vice president at the Inter-American Development Bank. He has also served at the Government of Brazil where he was state secretary for international affairs at the ministry of finance. He has also an extensive academic background, serving as professor of economics at the University of São Paulo and University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil.
- Calibrating 2014
- Walking on the Wild Side – Monetary Policy and Prudential Regulation
- Lost in Transition
- Brazil, Korea: Two Tales of a Macroprudential Regulation
- Elephants and Macro-Financial Linkages
- Moving Past the Commodity Supercycle: Are We There Yet?
- A Billion-dollar Opportunity for Developing Countries
- QE Tapering as a Wake-up Call for Emerging Markets
- Resource-Backed Investment Finance in Least Developed Countries
- South-South Trade through Value-Added Glasses
- Finance as an Economic Cholesterol
- Emerging Markets Sell-Off: What’s Next?
- Development Banks and Post-Crisis Blues in Investment Finance
- Brazil: Chasing Animal Spirits
- Bankrupt Sovereigns: Is There An Orderly Way Out?
- What It Takes for Trade to Reduce Poverty in Africa
- China: The Morphing Dragon
- Marrying Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation
- Growing after the Crisis: Boosting Productivity in Developing Countries
- Until Subnational Debt Do Us Part
- Trade: The World Is Not Flat Yet
- South Asia and the Geography of Poverty
- Gender Equality Pays Off in Brazil
- Climate Change: Get Ready to Adapt!
- Brazilian Competitiveness: Folia and Hangover