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.
- The Day After Tomorrow: Growth Switchover
- Recoupling or Switchover
- 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