Fraga at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in 2009.
|President of the Central Bank|
4 March 1999 – 1 January 2003
|President||Fernando Henrique Cardoso|
|Preceded by||Gustavo Franco|
|Succeeded by||Henrique Meirelles|
|Born||20 July 1957|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Alma mater||Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro |
Armínio Fraga Neto (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.
Fraga received his PhD in economics from Princeton University in 1985.
Fraga worked for both Fernando Henrique Cardoso governments.
In 2009, Fraga served on the High Level Commission on the Modernization of World Bank Group Governance, which – under the leadership of Ernesto Zedillo – conducted an external review of the World Bank Group's governance.
- Council on Foreign Relations, Member
- Group of Thirty (G30), Member
- Columbia Global Center Rio de Janeiro, Member of the Advisory Board (since 2013)
- Princeton University, Member of the Board of Trustees (2018-2019)
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- "Arminio Fraga: The Intellect Behind Brazil's Gávea Investimentos". Institutional Investor. 27 August 2009.
- "Outside Review Supports World Bank Group Reform". Web.worldbank.org. 21 October 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
- Armínio Fraga Group of Thirty (G30)
- Advisory Board - Rio de Janeiro Columbia Global Center Rio de Janeiro.
- 2018-2019 Board of Trustees Princeton University.
- 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". The New York Times.
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