Otaviano Canuto is the Senior Advisor on BRICS in the Development Economics Department, a new position established by President Kim to bring a fresh research focus to this increasingly critical area.
He previously served as the Bank’s Vice President and Head of the Poverty Reduction Network (PREM), a division of more than 700 economists and other professionals working on economic policy, poverty reduction, gender equality and analytic work for client countries. He also served as an Executive Director of the Board of the World Bank from 2004-2007. Outside of the Bank he has held leadership positions at the Inter-American Development Bank where he was Vice President for Countries, and for the Government of Brazil where he was Secretary for International Affairs at the Ministry of Finance. He also has an extensive academic background, serving as Professor of Economics at the University of São Paulo and University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil.
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- The Day After Tomorrow: If You Want To Grow, Learn
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- The Day After Tomorrow: The Final Battle in the War Against Poverty
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- The Role of Cultural Heritage in Poverty Reduction
- Paul Collier and his Plundering Planet: When Both Economists and Environmentalists Don’t Get it Right
- My Own View on Women
- Natural Resources and Development Strategy after the Crisis
- Stiglitz's New Book and the Developing Countries
- Don’t Blame Mother Nature
- The Doha Trade Round is Worth Fighting For
- The Arrival of Asset Prices in Monetary Policy
- Decoupling, Reverse Coupling and All That Jazz