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Ricardo Ffrench-Davis (Chile). Professor of Economics at the University of Chile. Holds the Chilean National Prize for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Chairperson of the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations in 2007-March 2010. Has represented Presidents Ricardo Lagos and Michelle Bachelet in the International Initiative to Fight Hunger and Poverty. Received a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Chicago. Previous positions include: Principal Regional Adviser of ECLAC, 1992-2005; Director of Research and Chief Economist, Central Bank of Chile, 1964-70 and 1990-92; Co-founder and Vice-President of the Center for Economic Research on Latin America (CIEPLAN), 1975-89. He has published 21 books and over 130 articles on international trade and finance, development strategies, and Latin American economies. Author of Reforming Latin America’s Economies after Market Fundamentalism, Palgrave Macmillan, N.Y., 2006; and Economic Reforms in Chile: From Dictatorship to Democracy, U. of Michigan Press, 2002; second edition forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Visiting professor or fellow at Oxford, Boston and Complutense Universities; visiting researcher at institutes in Brazil, France, Italy, Spain and Sweden.