Dr. Andres Solimano holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is founder and Chairman of the International Center for Globalization and Development (CIGLOB) based in Santiago, Chile. He is a research associate of Universidad Mayor. Previously, he was also a Regional Advisor at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Country Director at the World Bank and Executive Director at the Inter-American Development Bank and Director of FLACSO-Chile. Dr. Solimano served as Director of the project on International Mobility of Talent with the United Nations University-World Institute of Economic Research (UNU-WIDER)
His most recent books as author are Wealthy Elites, Crises and Economic Democracy, Oxford University Press, (2014, forthcoming), Migraciones, Capital y Circulacion de Talentos en la Era global, Fondo de Cultura Economica (2013), Chile and the Neoliberal Trap. The post-Pinochet Era (2012), Cambridge University Press; Capitalismo a la Chilena. Y la Prosperidad de las Elites (2012), Editorial Catalonia; International Migration in the Age of Crisis and Globalization (2010), Cambridge University Press. He also edited the International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes and Development Impact (2008), Oxford University Press and other volumes. The main topics of publications cover inequality, growth, international migration, macro and development policy and political economy.