José Gabriel Palma

José Gabriel Palma is a Chilean economist, emeritus tenured professor at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, and tenured professor (part-time) at the Faculty of Administration and Economics of the University of Santiago, Chile(USACH). Although his teaching at Cambridge focused on teaching econometrics for postgraduate courses, his research has been oriented primarily to the study of the political economy of development in Latin America and Asia, the distributional diversity in the world (and its measurement problems), and the vicissitudes of financial markets since the beginning of their deregulation (1980s).

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Chile’s Outburst of Discontent

Article | May 6, 2020

How the fear-of-the-new transformed a “miracle” into an aborted attempt at catching-up

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Still Swimming Against the Tide?

40 Years of Thinking on Trade and Development

YSI Event Workshop YSI | Aug 1–7, 2021

The 4th UNCTAD YSI Summer School celebrates the approach and legacy of UNCTAD’s annual Trade and Development Report (TDR). The school will bring together UNCTAD experts, academics, diplomats, and young scholars from across the globe for lively and stimulating intellectual debates.