Arturo O'Connell

Senior Advisor to the Chairperson of the Board of Governors
Central Bank of the Argentine Republic

Presently Senior Advisor to the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic; ex- Member of that Board of Governors (2003-2010; 1986-1988).
Formerly (1989-1999), co-director of the Centro de Economía Internacional (Centre for the International Economy) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina and Director of the Master’s Degree in Integration with particular reference to MERCOSUR, University of Buenos Aires (2001-2003).  Secretary General for the Latin American region of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) (1974-1979).  Lecturer and research worker at several centres and universities in Argentina, Latin America, Great Britain and the European Continent.  Consultant to regional and international organizations. 

Holds a Degree – Master’s level - in Mathematics (University of Buenos Aires) and proceeded to study Economics as a Ph.D. candidate at King’s College, University of Cambridge, England.  Has published extensively on international financial matters, external debt, history of international economic relations and economic integration. For instance, “The recent crisis of the Argentine economy: some elements and background” in Epstein, G. “Financialization and the World Economy” (E.Elgar, London, 2005); “The return of ‘vulnerability’ and Raul Prebisch’s early thinking on the ‘Argentine business cycle’”; ECLA Review, No. 75, December 2001; “Foreign Debt and the Reform of the International Monetary System” ECLA Review No.30, December 1986; "Argentina into the Depression: Problems of an Open Economy" in "Latin America in the 1930's. The Role of the Periphery in World Crisis" ed. by Rosemary Thorp. Macmillan, London, 1984).

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Arturo O'Connell, Advisor to the Presidency, Central Bank of Argentina at the panel entitled "The Challenge of DeLeveraging and Overhangs of Debt II: The Politics and Economics of Restructuring" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin. April 13, 2012. #inetberlin