|Arminio Fraga Neto|
Fraga at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in 2009.
|President of the Central Bank of Brazil|
4 March 1999 – 1 January 2003
|Appointed by||Fernando Henrique Cardoso|
|Preceded by||Gustavo Franco|
|Succeeded by||Henrique Meirelles|
20 July 1957 |
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Alma mater||Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Arminio Fraga (born 20 July 1957, in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian economist who was president of the Central Bank of Brazil from 1999 to 2002. He is also a former associate of George Soros and his Quantum Fund. Since 2001 he has been a member of the influential Washington-based financial advisory body, the Group of Thirty.
He received his PhD in economics from Princeton University in 1985.
Fraga worked for both Fernando Henrique Cardoso governments.
- Publications at the National Bureau of Economic Research
- Arminio Fraga on Charlie Rose
- Works by or about Arminio Fraga in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
- Arminio Fraga collected news and commentary at The New York Times
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