Nora Lustig

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Nora Lustig
Nora Lustig 2008.jpg
Born (1951-01-13) January 13, 1951 (age 66)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Website noralustig.org
Institution Tulane University
Field Development Economics
Inequality and Poverty
Latin American Economics
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Nora Lustig (born January 13, 1951) is the Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics in the Department of Economics at Tulane University and a non-resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development and the Inter-American Dialogue.[1]

Nora Lustig was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina and has spent most of her adult life in the United States and Mexico.[2] She received her doctorate in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Career and awards[edit]

Lustig was the lead author of the World Development Report 2000/1 “Attacking Poverty” (World Bank),.[3] Analyzing the dynamics of the Mexican economy has been the other main focus of her research. Her study Mexico, the Remaking of an Economy (Brookings Institution, 1992 and 1998)[4] was selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book.

As co-founder and president of LACEA[5] (Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association), she played a pivotal role[according to whom?] in the creation and consolidation of the leading association of economists focused on Latin America, the launching of LACEA’s journal Economia and the organization of LACEA’s Network on Inequality and Poverty.[citation needed] She is affiliated with the Inter-American Dialogue,[6] the Earth Institute and the Institute of Development Studies.[7]

From 2001 to 2005, she served as rector of the University of the Americas (UDLAP) in Puebla, Mexico. She is also a Non-Resident Senior Fellow & a Project Director for the Commitment to Equity at the Inter-American Dialogue.[8]

Selected publications[edit]

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Tulane economics working paper series[edit]

Papers for Tulane economics working paper series, Tulane University.

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