Jorge Braga de Macedo explains and analyzes peer pressure by commitment at the G20. Jorge Braga de Macedo is a member of CIGI's International Advisory Board of Governors and is President of the Tropical Research Institute, based in Portugal.
Jorge Braga de Macedo
Jorge Braga de Macedo joined CIGI's International Advisory Board of Governors in 2004. He was Minister of Finance and President of the Parliamentary Committee for European Affairs. He is also Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the OECD and Associate Professor, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, both in Paris, and was President of the OECD Development Centre and Director for National Economies at the European Commission. He is Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Mass; Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research, London, England and Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon.
He was educated in France, Portugal and the US, where he obtained a Ph.D in Economics from Yale University and taught at Yale and Princeton.