Contributions to Fondad publications
- 2004 Diversity in Development: Reconsidering the Washington Consensus
- 2003 The Crisis that Was Not Prevented: Lessons for Argentina, the IMF, and Globalisation
- 2000 The Management of Global Financial Markets
- 1998 Regional Integration and Multilateral Cooperation in the Global Economy
- 1995 Regionalism and the Global Economy: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean
- 1992 Fragile Finance: Rethinking the International Monetary System
Ricardo Ffrench-Davis (1936) is principal regional advisor on economic policy at ECLAC. He is also professor at the Instituto de Estudios Internacionales and the department of economics at the University of Chile. He co-directs the Macroeconomic Task Force of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (University of Columbia).
He was formerly director of research of the Central Bank of Chile, vice president at the Center for Economic Research on Latin America (CIEPLAN) in Santiago, and deputy manager of the Central Bank of Chile. He has been a visiting professor at both Oxford and Boston University and at institutes in France, Italy, Spain and Sweden. He has coordinated important international research groups, in particular on international finance and macroeconomics.
He has published widely on international economics, development strategies, foreign financing and Latin American economies.
His most recent book is Economic Growth With Equity: Challenges for Latin America (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).