Pablo Andres (Andy) Neumeyer is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and received his PhD in economics from Columbia University in 1992. He is a professor of economics at Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires, where he was the chair of the economics department (1999-2004). He has taught at the University of Southern California, the University of Chicago and New York University. He is a distinguished researcher in the fields of macroeconomics and international economics and has published numerous articles in leading professional journals such as the American Economic Review and Econometrica. He has also worked as a consultant for The World Bank, Inter American Development Bank and the Federal Reserve. He is the current chair of the Latin American chapter of the econometric society, head of LACEA’s international finance network, associate editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics and recipient of the 2005 Guggenheim Fellowship.