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Nora Lustig


Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley


Research interests: development economics, inequality and poverty


Department of Economics

Stone Center for Latin American Studies


204 Tilton Hall

504-862-8347

nlustig@tulane.edu

noralustig.org

Vitae

 

blogs.cgdev.org/globaldevelopment/author/nora-lustig

www.thedialogue.org/page.cfm?pageID=375

www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2005/12/people.htm

http://www.commitmentoequity.org/


Short bio


Nora Lustig is Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics and Director of the Commitment to Equity Institute (CEQ) at Tulane University. Professor Lustig’s research focuses on economic development, poverty and inequality, and social policies in developing countries. She has published more than seventy articles and fifteen edited volumes and books. Her current research is centered on assessing the impact of taxation and social spending on inequality and poverty in low and middle income countries, and on the determinants of income distribution in Latin America.


Professor Lustig is a founding member and past president of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and was a co-director of the World Bank’s World Development Report 2000/1, Attacking Poverty. She is the editor of the Journal of Economic Inequality Forum and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue, the Center of Global Development’s Advisory Board, ECINEQ’s Executive Council, PEP’s Board of Directors, and the World Economic Forum’s Economic Growth and Social Inclusion Stewardship Board. She is also a Nonresident Fellow at the Center for Global Development and the Inter-American Dialogue. Professor Lustig has served on the Atkinson Commission on Poverty and on the Stiglitz et al. Commission on Measuring Economic Performance and Social Progress.


She received her doctorate in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.


206 Tilton Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 tel 504-865-5321 fax 504-865-5869 pwatson@tulane.edu