Arturo C. Porzecanski is Distinguished Economist in Residence at the School of International Service, director of the international economic relations program, and co-director of the M.A. in international economics at American University.

Porzecanski was managing director at the New York offices of the banking firm ABN AMRO, and adjunct professor of international affairs at Columbia University.

One of the pioneers of emerging-markets research on Wall Street, he has previously held senior appointments at ING Barings, Kidder, Peabody & Co., Republic National Bank of New York, J.P. Morgan, the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies, and the IMF. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

Last Updated: June 8, 2017