Dr Ricardo Gottschalk
- BA in Economics, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
- MA in Development Economics, University of Sussex, UK
- DPhil in Economics, University of Sussex, UK
- PG CERT HE
- Sep 2012 - Principal Lecturer, Middlesex University Business School (currently on leave at UNCTAD, Geneva)
- May 2009 - Aug 2012 Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University Business School
- 1999-2009 Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
- 1992-1995 Economic Researcher, Fundap (Government Think Tank specialised in public sector studies), Brazil
- 1987-1990 Economic Adviser to the Secretary, Planning Department, Sao Paulo State Government, Brazil
- Economist with long-term experience in applied quantitative work, international and development finance, banking regulation and macroeconomic policy analysis. Recent research has focused on capital flows to emerging economies, macroeconomic policy management in developing countries, capital account liberalisation and impacts of Basel Capital Accords on development finance.
- Has worked as consultant to the UK Department for International Development, European Commission, G-24, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNRISD and the governments of various sub-Saharan countries.
- Has edited the book The Basel Capital Accords in Developing Countries: Challenges for Development Finance (2010) and co-edited the books Inequality in Latin America: Issues and Challenges for the 21st Century (2006) and International Capital Flows in Calm and Turbulent Times: The Need for New International Architecture (2003).
Main areas of interest: macroeconomics, international finance and development finance
BA Financial Services (Programme Leader 2011-2012)
ECS 1320 Macroeconomics and Political Economy (Module Leader 2010-2012)
ECS 1260-65 Economics (for Business and) Management (Module Leader 2010-12)
Griffith-Jones, S. and Gottschalk, R. (2012) Exogenous Shocks - Dealing with the Only Certainty: Uncertainty. Background Paper for Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting 2012, August.
Gottschalk, R. (2012) Innovative Development Finance: The Latin American Experience. Background Paper prepared for the World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) 2012, UN-DESA, United Nations, New York, March.
Gottschalk, R., ed.(2010) The Basel Capital Accords in Developing Countries: Challenges for Development Finance, Palgrave MacMillan, Great Britain.
Gottschalk, R. and Bolton, L. (2009) Macroeconomic Policy, Stimuli, Aid and Budgeting: What Options? IDS Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 5, September.
Gottschalk, R. and Sodre, M. C. (2008) The Liberalisation of capital outflows in Brazil, India and South Africa since the early 1990s. In: Arestis, P. and de Paula, L., eds. Financial Liberalisation and Economic Performance in Emerging Countries, pp. 95-120, Palgrave MacMillan, Great Britain.
Gottschalk, R. and Sodre, M. C. (2008) The Liberalisation of Capital Outflows in CIBS: What Opportunities for other Developing Countries? WIDER Research Paper, No. 68.
Gottschalk, R. and Martins, P. (2008) Angola: Transitioning from Oil-Led to Broad-Based Growth. In: McKinley, T. and Kyrili, A. (Coords.), The Resource Curse, Development Digest, No. 1, Centre for Development Policy and Research, SOAS, December.
Gottschalk, R., Griffith-Jones, S. and Park, Y. C., eds.(2007) Asian Tigers: New Vulnerabilities to Crisis? IDS Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, July.
Gottschalk, R. and Justino, P., eds. (2006) Overcoming Inequality in Latin America: Issues and Challenges for the Twenty First Century, Routledge, London.
Gottschalk, R. and Prates, D. (2006) East Asia's Growing Demand for Primary Commodities - Macroeconomic Challenges for Latin America, G-24 Discussion Paper Series, No 39, United Nations, February.
Gottschalk, R. (2005) The Macro Content of PRSPs: Assessing the Need for a more Flexible Macroeconomic Policy Framework, Development Policy Review, Vol. 23, No. 4.
Gottschalk, R. (2005) Can It Be Economically and Morally Rewarding to Invest in Developing Countries? Global Economic Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Article 5.
Williamson, J., Griffith-Jones, S. and Gottschalk, R. (2005) Should Capital Controls Have a Place in the Future International Monetary System? In: Uzan, M., ed., The Future ofthe International Monetary System, Edward Elgar, London.
Griffith-Jones, S. and Gottschalk, R. (2005) Regulating and Improving Global Financial Flows. In: Fabian Globalisation Group, ed., Just World: A Fabian Manifesto, Zed Books in association with The Fabian Society, London & New York.
Griffith-Jones, S., Gottschalk, R. and Rosser, A. (2005) Development in International Financial Policies. In: Policy Coherence for Development in a Global Economy. The Development Dimension Series, OECD.
Gottschalk, R. (2003) Testing for breaks in inertia: an alternative approach, Applied Economics Letters, 10, pp. 161-163.
Griffith-Jones, S., Gottschalk, R. and Cailloux, J., eds.(2003) International Capital Flows in Calm and Turbulent Times: The Need for New International Architecture. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.
Gottschalk, R. (2003) International Lenders' and Investors' Behaviour: What the Markets Tell us We Didn't Know, IDS Working Paper 193, July.