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jorge castaneda

Casteneda is a leading Latin American political scientist and professor of political science at the National University of Mexico. He writes a monthly column on the economics and politics of Latin America for The New York Times and is the author of The Mexican Shock. stanley fischer

Fischer is First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Prior to taking this position in 1994, he was the Killian Professor and the Head of the Department of Economics at MIT. He also served as Chief Economist at the World Bank. jeffrey e. garten

Garten is Dean of the Yale School of Management and author of The Big Ten: The Big Emerging Markets and How They Will Change Our Lives. As an investment banker, he was involved in sovereign and corporate debt restructurings in Latin America and Asia during the 1980s. He was Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade in the Clinton administration. william greider

Greider is a Washington-based journalist who has worked in newspapers, magazines and television for over 35 years. His most recent book is One World, Ready or Not, The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism. rob johnson

Johnson was a top portfolio manager for George Soros's Quantum Fund, a private investment fund, from 1992 to 1995. He left the money management business in 1996. paul krugman

Krugman is the Ford International Professor of International Economics at MIT. He specializes in international trade and finance and his most recent book is The Return of Depression Economics. edward luttwak

Luttwak is a well known military strategist and consultant, and Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C. He is the author of Turbo Capitalism: Winners and Losers in the Global Economy. david j. rothkopf

David J. Rothkopf is the former Deputy Undersecretary of the Commerce Department under the Clinton administration and is now president of an international advisory firm. He is also an adjunct professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University. jeffrey d. sachs

Sachs is the Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade at Harvard University and the Director of the Center for International Development. He has served as an economic advisor to governments in Latin American, Eastern Europe, Russia, Asia and Africa. george soros

Soros is a billionaire and philanthropist and Chairman of Soros Fund Management LCC, a private investment management firm that serves as principal advisor to the Quantum Group of Funds. He is the author of The Crisis of Global Capitalism. joseph stiglitz

Stiglitz is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at the World Bank. Previously, he was Chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton.

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