Vegh, Carlos A.

Chief Economist for Latin America and Caribbean Region, The World Bank


Carlos Vegh, a Uruguayan national, is the World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. He oversees a team of economists charged with providing intellectual leadership, economic analysis, and advice on the development issues facing Latin America and the Caribbean region. Prior to starting his new role at the Bank on February 1st 2017, he was the Fred H. Sanderson Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Research Associate at the ...