Matias Vernengo is Professor of Economics at the Bucknell University.
Matías Vernengo was, before coming to Bucknell, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Utah, and former Senior Manager of Economic Research at the Central Bank of Argentina. He has also taught at Kalamazoo College, and the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Universidad Nacional de San Martin was a Visiting Lecturer at the Université de Bourgogne, and acted as external consultant for the International Labor Office (ILO), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Dr. Vernengo has co-authored one book, edited four books and published over fifty academic and popular articles, and contributes to the blogs Naked Keynesianism and Triple Crisis. He is also the co-editor of the Review of Keynesian Economics (ROKE).
His methodological view emphasizes the importance of the history of ideas for the development of economic theory, and is based on the surplus approach of the classical political economy authors and Marx, as reinterpreted by Sraffa, and the heterodox followers of Keynes, like Kalecki and Kaldor. He has written on the effects of external liberalization in Latin America and alternatives to the Washington Consensus, on the international role of dollar, on current monetary and fiscal policy, on macroeconomic policy during the 1930s, on the history of economic ideas, and on several other topics. He has also published in the popular press in The Guardian, Dissent, Dollars & Sense, Challenge, and in newspapers in Latin America like Página/12, O Globo, and Valor Econômico.
Latin American economic history
history of economic ideas
Source: Bucknell University