With rigorous economic research and practical policy solutions, we focus on the issues and institutions that are critical to global development. Explore our core themes and topics to learn more about our work.
In timely and incisive analysis, our experts parse the latest development news and devise practical solutions to new and emerging challenges. Our events convene the top thinkers and doers in global development.
She is also the chair of the Latin American Committee on Macroeconomic and Financial Issues (CLAAF) and Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, New York. From March 1998 to October 2000, she served as managing director and chief economist for Latin America at Deutsche Bank. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Rojas-Suarez was the principal advisor in the Office of Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank. Between 1984 and 1994 she held various positions at the International Monetary Fund, most recently as deputy chief of the Capital Markets and Financial Studies Division of the Research Department. She has been a visiting fellow at the Institute for International Economics, a visiting advisor at the Bank for International Settlements and at the Central Bank of Spain. She has also served as a professor at Anahuac University in Mexico and advisor for PEMEX, Mexico’s National Petroleum Company. Rojas-Suarez has also testified before a Joint Committee of the U.S. Senate on the issue of dollarization in Latin America.
She has published widely in the areas of macroeconomic policy, international economics and financial markets in a large number of academic and other journals including Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Contemporary Economic Policy, International Monetary Fund Staff Papers. She has also published or being cited in prestigious newspapers such as the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. She is also regularly interviewed by CNN en Español.
Michael P. Dooley & Donald J. Mathieson & Liliana Rojas-Suarez, 1997. "Capital Mobility and Exchange Market Intervention in Developing Countries" NBER Working Papers 6247, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Rojas-Suarez, L & Weisbrod, S-R, 1997. "Financial Markets and the Behavior of Private Savings in Latin America" Working Papers 340, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
McNelis, P.D. & Rojas-Suarez, L., 1996. "Exchange rate depreciation, Dollarization and Uncertainty: A Comparison of Bolivia and Peru" Working Papers 325, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
Rojas-Suarez, L. & Weisbrod, S.R., 1996. "Banking crises in Latin America: Experience and Issues" Working Papers 321, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
Rojas-Suarez, L. & Weisbrod, S.R., 1996. "Building Stability in Latin American Financial Markets" Working Papers 320, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
Rojas-Suarez, L. & Weisbrod, S.R., 1996. "Managing Banking Crises in Latin America: The Di's and Don'ts of Successful Bank Restructuring Programs" Working Papers 319, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
Rojas-Suarez, L. & Weisbrod, S., 1994. "Achieving Stability in Latin American Financial Markets in the Presence of Volatile Capital Flows" Working Papers 304, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
WASHINGTON, D.C.(June 7, 2011)—Las economías de América Latina enfrentan riesgos substanciales de burbujas de crédito y en el precio de los activos debido a una gran entrada de capitales que huyen de las incertidumbres económicas y financieras de los Estados Unidos y Europa y deben tomar medidas para desacelerar el crecimiento del crédito, concluyeron un grupo de sobresalientes economistas y expertos financieros de la región.
The Latin-American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (CLAAF) will be launching their 24th statement on June 7th, 2011 at an event hosted by the Center for Global Development. CLAAF is a group of prestigious Latin-American economists with strong expertise in financial markets and other macroeconomic issues.
WASHINGTON, D.C.(June 2, 2011)—Please join us for the bi-annual meeting of The Latin-American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (CLAAF) led by committee president and CGD senior fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez. At the event, CLAAF will participate in a panel discussion on the extent of the potential damage to growth and stability in emerging market economies, especially Latin America, arising from the severe problems facing developed countries.
WASHINGTON D.C.(2 de Junio del 2011)- El Comité Latinoamericano de Asuntos Financieros (CLAAF), un grupo de prestigiosos economistas latinoamericanos, presentarán brevemente una declaración donde discutirá la magnitud de los daños potenciales para el crecimiento y la estabilidad en las economías emergentes, especialmente en América Latina, derivadas de los graves problemas que enfrentan los países desarrollados.
Moving from the clearly obsolete G-7 to a broader group that reflects the reality of today’s world makes eminent sense. Doing it on the basis of a grouping improvised during the crisis-before-last (and making sure that it included the then-favorite finance ministers of the U.S. and Canadian sponsors) is squandering the opportunity to move up to a credible, transparent, global governance platform.