Albert Fishlow


Professor of International and Public Affairs, Albert Fishlow is director of the Columbia Institute of Latin American Studies, and director of the Center for the Study of Brazil, Columbia University. As a specialist in international economic history and development, Albert Fishlow is credited as the father of quantitative international economic history methodology. A pioneer in exploring the dynamics between central and peripheral countries, Professor Fishlow bridges the intellectual differences between globalists and alter-globalists. He was the founding President of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), and a Paul A. Volker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council of Foreign Relations.