Nora Lustig

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Nora Lustig
Nora Lustig 2008.jpg
Born (1951-01-13) January 13, 1951 (age 66)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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]


Tulane economics working paper series[edit]

Papers for Tulane economics working paper series, Tulane University.

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