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Paolo Giordano

Created: 3/15/2004
Updated: 11/18/2014
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Dr. Paolo Giordano
Principal Economist

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Stop W 608
1300 New York Avenue
Washington, DC 20577
United States
+1 (202) 623 2611 (ph)
+1 (202) 623 2169 (fx)

Mr Giordano serves as a Lead Economist in the Trade and Integration Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank, where he coordinates the Policy Dialogue and Regional Programming Area. In this capacity he conducts policy-oriented research programs, coordinates regional policy dialogues, organizes capacity building activities, develops country and regional policy programming, and leads lending operations and technical assistance in areas related to trade and regional integration.

Before joining the Bank he was an Appointed Professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), where he lectured in International Economics, Trade Policy and Latin American Development and served as the Coordinator of the Working Group on EU-Mercosur Negotiations of the Mercosur Chair.

In his career, he has been an invited professor in several European and American universities, published in international refereed journals, organized and participated in international meetings, supervised graduate students and served as a consultant for international organizations.

Mr Giordano holds a PhD in Economics from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris - Sciences Po, a Master of Arts from the Bocconi University of Milan and completed his education at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

Mr Giordano speaks five languages and has extensively resided and traveled in developed and developing countries for academic and professional purposes. His latest edited books are: Asymmetries in Regional Integration and Local Development (2005), Deepening Integration in Mercosur (2008) and Trade and Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (2009).

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