Contributions to Fondad publications
- 2004 Diversity in Development: Reconsidering the Washington Consensus
- 2004 HIPC Debt Relief: Myths and Reality
- 2003 Financial Stability and Growth in Emerging Economies: The Role of the Financial Sector
- 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
Amar Bhattacharya (1952), an Indian national, is director for the G-24 since 2007. Before, he was senior advisor, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network at the World Bank. In this capacity, he was responsible for coordinating the Bank’s work on international financial architecture.
Since joining the World Bank in 1979, he has had a long-standing involvement in East Asia, including as division chief for country operations in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific, and chief officer for creditworthiness. He was team leader of a special World Bank study that examined the policy implications of private capital flows and financial integration for developing countries, and was part of the Bank's senior team focusing on the East Asia crisis.
Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked as an international economist with the First National Bank of Chicago.