Is a Federal Fiscal Control Board the Only Option for Puerto Rico? – Keynote: Andrés Velasco
Click on the link below to watch Andrés Velasco’s keynote in the Center for a New Economy’s forum “Is a Federal Fiscal Control Board the Only Option for Puerto Rico?”. The event took place on March 2, 2016 at the National Press Club of Washington D.C. Scroll below to download the slides from Mr. Velasco’s presentation and to read a brief biography.
Professor, Professional Practice in International Development
Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, New York City
Velasco is a former presidential candidate and Finance Minister of Chile, and was also part of the team that negotiated Chile’s commercial agreements with Mexico, Canada and the United Sates. He has taught Development and International Finance at Harvard University, was Director of the Center for Latin American Studies of New York University, and has published over 100 articles and four books on international economics and development. Velasco holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University and a Post-Doctoral Degree in Political Economy in Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.