Stephany Griffith-Jones

Contributions to Fondad publications

2006 Global Imbalances and the US Debt Problem: Should Developing Countries Support the US Dollar?
2004 Diversity in Development: Reconsidering the Washington Consensus
2002 A Regional Approach to Financial Crisis Prevention: Lessons from Europe and Initiatives in Asia, Latin America and Africa
2001 New Challenges of Crisis Prevention: Addressing Economic Imbalances in the North and Boom-Bust Cycles in the South
2000 Reforming the International Financial System: Crisis Prevention and Response
2000 The Management of Global Financial Markets
1999 Private Capital Flows to Africa: Perception and Reality
1998 Regulatory and Supervisory Challenges in a New Era of Global Finance
1998 The Policy Challenges of Global Financial Integration
1996 Can Currency Crises Be Prevented or Better Managed? Lessons from Mexico
1995 Regionalism and the Global Economy: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean
1993 The Pursuit of Reform: Global Finance and the Developing Countries
1992 Fragile Finance: Rethinking the International Monetary System

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Stephany Griffith-Jones (1947) is executive director, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, at Columbia University in New York, and professorial fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University and holds the position of deputy director of International Finance at the Commonwealth Secretariat. She started her career in 1970 at the Central Bank of Chile. Before joining the Institute of Development Studies, she worked at Barclays Bank International in the UK.

She has acted as senior consultant to governments in Eastern Europe and Latin America and to many international agencies, including the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the EU and UNCTAD. She worked at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the UN (UN-DESA), coordinating with José Antonio Ocampo and Jan Kregel the World Economic and Social Survey, on Financing for Development.

She has written widely on international finance and macroeconomic policies, especially in relation to Latin American and East European economies. One of her recent books is From Capital Surges to Drought: Seeking Stability for Emerging Economies (co-authored by Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, 2004).