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A Short History of the Washington Consensus

Working Paper #126

John Williamson

About the Author

John Williamson
Senior Fellow
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics

John Williamson is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development and also a Senior Fellow at the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics. He was Project Director for the UN High-Level Panel on Financing for Development (the Zedillo Report) in 2001; on leave as Chief Economist for South Asia at the World Bank during 1996–99; economics professor at Pontifica Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1978–81), University of Warwick (1970–77), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967, 1980), University of York (1963–68), and Princeton University (1962–63); adviser to the International Monetary Fund (1972–74); and economic consultant to the UK Treasury (1968–70). He is author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor of numerous studies on international monetary and development issues.

Publication Information

Type Working Paper
Program Governance of Globalization
Posted 04/01/07
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