Contributions to Fondad publications
- 2007 Global Imbalances and Developing Countries: Remedies for a Failing International Financial System
- 2005 Protecting the Poor: Global Financial Institutions and the Vulnerability of Low- Income Countries
- 2001 New Challenges of Crisis Prevention: Addressing Economic Imbalances in the North and Boom-Bust Cycles in the South
- 2000 The Management of Global Financial Markets
- 1993 The Pursuit of Reform: Global Finance and the Developing Countries
- 1992 Fragile Finance: Rethinking the International Monetary System
John Williamson (1937) is senior fellow at the Institute for International Economics in Washington D.C. since its founding in 1981. He has taught at the Universities of York (1963-68) and Warwick (1970-77) in England, the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1978-81) in Brazil, as a visiting professor at MIT (1967 and 1980), LSE (1992), and Princeton (1996), and is an honorary professor at the University of Warwick (since 1985).
He was an economic consultant to the UK Treasury (1968-70), advisor to the International Monetary Fund (1972-74). From 1996-99 he was on leave from the Institute of International Economics to serve as chief economist for the South Asia Region of the World Bank. He was project director for the UN High-Level Panel on Financing for Development (the Zedillo Report) in 2001.
He is author, co-author, editor, or coeditor of numerous studies on international monetary and development issues. His most recent publication is Reference Rates and the International Monetary System (Institute for International Economics, 2007).