Springe direkt zu Inhalt

Prof. Dr. Barbara Fritz

PB Fritz 10.2023

Freie Universität Berlin

Instituto de Estudios Latinoamericanos


Económicas / Economía de América Latina

Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56
Oficina 208
14197 Berlin
Correo electrónico



Proyectos Culminados

Comparative Developmentlogo_fz-brasilien_150x21     Desigualdades   logo entre espacios KFG-logo   

Freie Universität Berlin
Economics Department / Institute for Latin American Studies
Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56
D-14197 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 838 53063
Email: barbara.fritz@fu-berlin.de

Current Position

Professor at Freie Universität Berlin for Latin American Economics

Joint appointment between the Department of Business and Economics and the Institute for Latin American Studies


Academic Career

Since 2020
Full Professor (W3), Latin American Economics, Freie Universität Berlin

Since 2010           
Full Professor (W2), Latin American Economics, Freie Universität Berlin

10/2009– 4/2010
Senior Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), Geneva; project coordination on regional monetary cooperation (on leave from FU for this period)

Junior Professor in Latin American Economics, FU Berlin

Senior Research Fellow, GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies, Hamburg

Lecturer, Economics department / Institute for Latin American Studies, FU Berlin

Research Fellow, Institute for Ibero-American Studies, Hamburg

Research on behalf of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in São Paulo


  • Habilitation (academic degree for full professorship), Universität Flensburg, 2009; Thesis: Beyond Growth by Debt: New Approaches to Money, Finance and Development
  • PhD Economics, Freie Universität Berlin, 2001; Thesis: Development through exchange rate-based stabilization? The case of Brazil [Entwicklung durch wechselkurs-basierte Stabilisierung? Der Fall Brasilien. Marburg: Metropolis, 2002]
  • Diplom (Master's Degree equivalent), Economics, Freie Universität Berlin, 1993
  • Vordiplom (Bachelor's Degree equivalent), Economics with regional focus on Latin America; Universität Tübingen, 1986

Third-Party Funded Research Projects

Director of the Alumni Program re:connect, funded by DAAD

Since 2019     
Founding Member of the Graduate School “Temporalities”, funded by the DFG (German Research Fund), FU

Since 2016
Co-director of the Graduate School trAndeS (Programa de Posgrado en Desarrollo Sostenible y Desigualdades Sociales en la Región Andina), funded by DAAD

Since 2015
Co-Director of the DAAD network “Comparative Economic Development Studies

Since 2013
Founding Member of the Graduate School of East Asian Studies, FU

Since 2010
Co-Director of the Forschungszentrum Brasilien/Centro de Pesquisas Brasileiras, FU

2009 - 2018
Founding Member of the Graduate School “Between Spaces”, funded by the DFG (German Research Fund), FU

2012 to 2016
Senior Research Scholar, Kollegforschergruppe “The Transformative Power of Europe”, FU

2009 to 2014
Lead Researcher in the Research Network “Interdependent Inequalities”, funded by the German Ministry for Research and Education; Co-ordinator of the Research Area “Socio-Economic Inequality”

2009 to 2015
Academic direction of the project “University Meets Microfinance”: European Commission funded transfer project to join academic research and project experience in microfinance; in cooperation with Planet Finance (two funding periods)

2009 to 2010
Head of e-learning project “Development economics for non-economists” (CeDIs, Freie Universität Berlin)

June 2009
Conceptualisation of a Blankensee-Colloquium: “Bridging the Gap between Economics and Area Studies: Economic Theory and the Diversity of Policies and Institutions” (with Carsten Herrmann-Pillath und Stephan Panther); funded by the Institute of Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin)

2007 to 2009
Head of research project on “Financial development and macroeconomic stabilisation through remittances: Potential benefits and modes of Governance” within the Research Center 700 (SFB) “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood”, funded by the DFG (German Research Fund), with 2 PhD students and 2 student assistants

Workshop on “New Issues in Regional Monetary Coordination: Understanding North-South and South-South Arrangements”, financed by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, co-financed by UNCTAD

 Academic functions (selected)

Since 2023
Member of the Economic Advisory Network (Ökonomisches Beratungsnetzwerk) of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Since 2023
Vice-Chairman of the Budget Commission of the FU Berlin

Since 2023
Member of the BUA Forum on Diplomatic Resilience

Since 2023
Member of the Editorial Board of Region & Periphery

Since 2023
Vice-Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies, FU Berlin

2018 - 2019
Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies, FU Berlin

Since 2018
Editorial board member of Journal of Latin American Studies

Since 2015
Centro Internacional Celso Furtado, member

Since 2015
Berliner Chancengleichheitsprogramm selection committee member

2015 - 2022
Director of the FU Kommission zur Förderung von Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen

2014 - 2016
Committee member for the Tiburtius-Preis

2009 to 2011
Advisor to the G8 Working Group on Remittances, led by the World Bank

2007 - 2013
Deputy Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2009 - 2013
Dean of students of the Institute of Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2005 to present
Academic advisory board member, Cadernos PROLAM/USP, Universidade de São Paulo

2004 to present
Advisory board member European Journal for Economics and Economic Policies,

2004 to present
Liaison, Heinrich Boll Foundation

2001 to 2005
Chief editor of the refereed journal “Lateinamerika Analysen”

2000 to 2006
Executive board member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Lateinamerikaforschung ADLAF

1997 to 2002
Advisor to German-Brazilian trade union networks

 Fellowships, Honours

  • Award for excellent PhD supervision by the Dahlem Research School, FU Berlin, 2022 
  • Award for outstanding achievements in blended learning at the Institute for Latin American Studies, 2007
  • Visiting Professor at Colegio de México, 03/2016
  • Visiting Professor at UERJ (State University of Rio de Janeiro), 03/2014
  • Guest researcher at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, 10/2013
  • Visiting Professor at State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, 09/2011; 03/2012, 03/2015
  • Research fellowship from the Instituto Rio Branco, Brasilia, 03/1997 - 10/1997
  • ASA fellowship for Work and Study in Asia, Africa and Latin America: Examination of a public state program for the promotion of small businesses in rural areas of Ceará, Brazil, 07/1989-10/1989

Professional Affiliations

ISA - International Studies Association

Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economists Association)

LASA - Latin American Studies Association

LACEA - Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association

ADLAF - German Federation for Latin American Research


German – mother tongue; English; Portuguese: Excellent; Spanish – Very good; French – Good

Marital Status

Married, two daughters (*1998; *2000)

Monographs, edited Special Issues and edited volumes   |   Articles in refereed journals   |   Policy papers and op-eds   |   Articles in edited volumes and working papers


Monographs, edited Special Issues and edited volumes

On Hajo Riese’s legacy for socially relevant research. Special issue in European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 2022, 19/2, 224-93 (ed. with Ulrich Volz), https://www.elgaronline.com/view/journals/ejeep/19/2/ejeep.19.issue-2.xml

Coping with Crises: Variations of Financial Crisis Management at the Regional Level, Special Issue of Contemporary Politics, 2015, 21(2) (ed. with Arie Krampf)

A Moment of Equality for Latin America? Challenges and Limits for Redistributive Policies. Burlington: Ashgate, 2015 (ed. with Lena Lavinas)

New Issues in Regional Monetary Coordination: Understanding North-South and South-South Arrangements. London/New York: Palgrave, 2006 (ed. with Martina Metzger)

Ökonomie unter den Bedingungen Lateinamerikas – Geld und Kredit, Sozialpolitik und Umwelt. Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 2005 (Hg.mit Katja Hujo)

Entwicklung durch wechselkurs-basierte Stabilisierung? Der Fall Brasilien. Studien zur monetären Ökonomie, Marburg: Metropolis, 2002, 28

Inflation und Stabilisierung in Brasilien. Probleme einer Gesellschaft im Wandel. Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Iberoamerika-Kunde, Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 1996, 43 (Hg. mit Gilberto Calcagnotto)

Articles in refereed journals

Crisis finance in Eurasia: The Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development (with L. Mühlich), in: Libman, A., and E. Vinokurov (eds.): The Elgar Companion to the Eurasian Economic Union, 2024,108-121. DOI: 10.4337/9781800375000.00017

Frontier-market economies as a new group of the financial periphery: patterns and transmission channels of global shocks (with D. Prates and L.F. de Paula), in: European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 2023, 20(2): 282–298; https://doi.org/10.4337/ejeep.2023.0106

South-South Monetary Regionalism: A case of Productive Incoherence? (with A. Kaltenbrunner, L. Mühlich and B. Orsi), in:  New Political Economy, 2023, 28(5), 818-831, DOI: 10.1080/13563467.2023.2184471

No One Left Behind? Assessing the Global Financial Safety Net Performance During COVID-19 (with L. Mühlich and W Kring), in: Journal of Globalization and Development, 2022, 13(1), 123–147, https://doi.org/10.1515/jgd-2021-0033

Currency hierarchy and financial globalization in emerging economies: how far does Riese’s critique of growth by external debt still hold? (with L. F. de Paula and D. Prates), in, European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 2022, 19(2), 260–277, https://doi.org/10.4337/ejeep.2022.02.07

Developmentalism at the Periphery: Addressing Global Financial Asymmetries (with L. F. de Paula and D. Prates), in: Third World Quarterly, 2022, 43(4), 721-741. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2021.1989299

The Global Knowledge Value Chain on Sustainability: Addressing Fragmentations through International Academic Partnerships (with B. Schorr, M. Braig, and B. Schütt), in: Sustainability, 2021, 13(17), 9930, https://doi.org/10.3390/su13179930

Borrowing Patterns in the Global Financial Safety Net: Does governance play a role? (with L. Mühlich). Global Policy, 2021, 12 Suppl.4, 47-68, https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12936

Varieties of Developmentalism: A critical assessment of the PT governments (with Luiz F. de Paula und Daniela Prates), in: Latin American Perspectives, 1/2020 , 45-64, https://doi.org/10.1177/0094582X19894660.
Spanish version ‘Variedades del desarrollismo: una evaluación crítica de los gobiernos del PT’, in Aziz, A., and Bizberg, I. (eds., 2021): Variedades del capitalismo en crisis. El colegio de México, Ciudad de México, 499-541, https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv2hwhg9h

The IMF to the Rescue: Did the Euro Area benefit from the Fund’s Experience in Crisis fighting in Emerging Markets? (with Sebastian Dullien and Laurissa Mühlich), in: Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2019, 22(4), 369–383. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17487870.2018.1457960

Regional Financial Arrangements in the Global Financial Safety Net: The Arab and the Eurasian Fund (with Laurissa Mühlich), in: Development and Change, 2018,50(1), 96–121. https://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12466

Global currency hierarchy and national policy space: a framework for peripheral economies (with Daniela Prates and Luiz F de Paula), in: European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 2018, 15(2), 208–218, DOI: 10.4337/ejeep.2018.02.11

Safety for Whom? The Scattered Global Financial Safety Net and the Role of Regional Financial Arrangements (with Laurissa Mühlich), in: Open Economies Review, 2018, 25(9), 981-1001, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11079-018-9495-y

Capital account regulation as part of the macroeconomic regime: Comparing Brazil in the 1990s and 2000s (with Daniela Prates), in: European Journal of Economic Policies: Intervention, 2018,15(3), 313-334, https://doi.org/10.4337/ejeep.2018.0033

Keynes at the periphery: Currency hierarchy and challenges for economic policy in emerging economies (with Luiz Fernando de Paula & Daniela M. Prates), in: Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 2017, 40(2), 183-202, https://doi.org/10.1080/01603477.2016.1252267

Uma avaliação das políticas desenvolvimentistas nos governos do PT (with Daniela M. Prates and Luiz F. de Paula), in: Cadernos do Desenvolvimento 2017, 12(21), 187-215, Rio de Janeiro.

Beyond capital controls: The regulation of foreign currency derivatives markets in South Korea and Brazil after the global financial crisis (with Daniela Prates), in: CEPAL Review, April 2016, 118, 183 – 201, https://doi.org/10.18356/283d3f7c-en.
For the Spanish version (Revista CEPAL 118, 193 - 213, https://hdl.handle.net/11362/40008)

Le FMI à la rescousse: la zone euro a-t-elle bénéficié de l’expérience du Fonds dans la lutte contre les crises? (with Sebastian Dullien and Laurissa Mühlich); in: Economie & Institutions, 2015, 23(2), 7 – 40, https://doi.org/10.4000/ei.5669

Coping with Financial Crises: Explaining Variety in Regional Arrangements (with Arie Krampf), Contemporary Politics, 2015, 21(2), 117-127, https://doi.org/10.1080/13569775.2015.1031986

Varieties of Regional Monetary Cooperation: A Tool for Reducing Volatility in Developing Economies? (with Laurissa Mühlich), Contemporary Politics, 2015, 21(2), 127-145, https://doi.org/10.1080/13569775.2015.1031985

Sistemas regionales de pago. Una perspectiva comparativa sobre Europa y el mundo en vías de desarrollo (with André Biancareli and Laurissa Mühlich), In: El Trimestre Económico, October/December 2014, 324, 875-908, DOI: 10.20430/ete.v81i324.133

Remittances for Financial Access: Lessons from Latin American Microfinance (with Christian Ambrosius and Ursula Stiegler), in: Development Policy Review, November 2014, 32(6), 733-753, DOI: 10.1111/dpr.12087

The New IMF Approach to Capital Account Management and its Blind Spots. Lessons from Brazil and South Korea (with Daniela Prates), in: International Review of Applied Economics, March 2014, 28(3), 210-239

Regional Monetary Cooperation in Developing Areas: Lessons to be learnt from the Euro Crisis? (with Sebastian Dullien and Laurissa Mühlich), in: World Economic Review, 2013, 2, 1-23

Migrations Between Spaces in the Americas and Beyond (with Ingrid Kummels and Stefan Rinke), Editorialin: FIAR (Forum for Inter-American Research), 2013, 6(2)

Remittances and the Financial Sector - Insights from Latin America (with Christian Ambrosius and Ursula Stiegler), in: FIAR (Forum for Inter-American Research), 2013, 6(2)

Remittances: Definitions and Relevance in the Americas (with Christian Ambrosius and Ursula Stiegler), in: Social and Political Key Terms of the Americas, 2012 

South-South Monetary Integration – The Case for a Research Framework beyond the Theory of Optimum Currency Area (with Laurissa Mühlich), in: International Journal of Public Policy, 2010, Vol. 6, No.1/2, 118-135, DOI: 10.1504/IJPP.2010.03121

Arbeitsmigration als Entwicklungschance? Remittances und die Rolle des Finanzsektors im lateinamerikanischen Kontext (with Christian Ambrosius and Ursula Stiegler), in: Leviathan , 2010, 235-58, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-531-19916-0_12


Policy papers and op-eds 

Getting Currency Swaps Right: How China is Filling the Void Left by the West (with K. Gallagher and M. Zucker Marques). China Global South Project. April 11, 2023

Gemeinsam unabhängiger? Gemeinsame Währung von Argentinien und Brasilien, in: IPG, Feb. 2023 (englisch: A step towards greater financial autonomy, IPS Feb. 2023)

No One Left Behind? COVID-19 and the Shortcomings of the Global Financial Safety Net for low- and middle-income countries (with L. Mühlich, M. Zucker-Marques and W. N. Kring).  UNCTAD, UN Development Account Project “COVID-19 Response and Recovery – Mobilizing financial resources for development”, April 2022

Towards the Marginalization of Multilateral Crisis Finance? The Global Safety Net and COVID-19 (with L. Mühlich, W.N. Kring). Boston University, Global Development Policy Center, GEGI Policy Brief 015, April 2021

The Global Financial Safety Net Tracker: Lessons for the COVID-19 Crisis from a New Interactive Dataset (with L. Mühlich, B. Kring and K. Gallagher). Boston University, Global Development Policy Center, GEGI Policy Brief 010, April 2020

Nach dem "Moment der Gleichheit": Drei Thesen zur Krise Lateinamerikas, in: info Schnelldienst 24/2019: Vom Hoffnungsträger zum Problemfall: Lateinamerika verliert den Anschluss - was sind die Ursachen?, 13-16; Dec. 2019

Dilma 2.0: From Economic Growth with Distribution to Stagnation and Increasing Inequalities?(with Sérgio Costa and Martina Sproll), LASA Forum XLVI(3), July 2015

Strengthening pro-growth macroeconomic management capacities for enhanced regional financial and monetary co-operation among selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and West and Central Africa (with Laurissa Mühlich), Regional Monetary Co-operation in the Developing World: Taking Stock. Paper for the UNCTAD project, June 2014

Regional Monetary Cooperation and Growth-Enhancing Policies: The New Challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean. Study prepared by the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 2011 (coord.)


Articles in edited volumes and working papers.

Unequal Access to the Global Financial Safety Net: An Index for the Quality of Crisis Finance (with M. Zucker Marques and L. Mühlich). FU Berlin, School of Business & Economics, Working Paper 2023/4, http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/refubium-38316

Regional Monetary Cooperation in the Developing World Taking Stock (with L. Mühlich), in: Barrowclough, D., Kozul-Wright, R., Kring, W.N., Gallagher, K. (eds) South—South Regional Financial Arrangements. International Political Economy Series, 2022, 139-173. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-64576-2_5

Remittances: The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas (with C. Ambrosius and U. Stiegler), in: Kaltmeier, O., A. Tittor, D. Hawkins and E. Rohland (eds., 2020), New York: Routledge, 2020, 199-204, DOI: 10.4324/9781351138444

A nova abordagem do FMI sobre a gestão dos fluxos de capitais e suas limitações: Lições do Brasil e da Coreia do Sul (with Daniela Prates). IPEA, Texto para discussão, Nov. 2018, 2430.

Macroeconomic Policy Regime: A heuristic approach to grasping national policy space within global asymmetries, in: Truger, A., Hein, E., Heine, M., Hoffer, F. (Hg.): Monetary Macroeconomics, Labour Markets and Development. Festschrift for Hansjörg Herr. Marburg, Metropolis, 2016, 73-84

Redistribution and Persistent Challenges: an Introduction (with Lena Lavinas), in: Fritz, B./Lavinas, L. (eds.): A Moment of Equality for Latin America? Challenges and Limits for Redistributive Policies, Ashgate, 2015, 3-12

Regional Monetary Cooperation in Emerging, Transition, and Developing Economies, in: Hölscher, J./Tomann, H. (eds.): Palgrave Dictionary of Emerging Markets and Transition Economics. Insights from Archival Research (with Laurissa Mühlich), Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 112-133, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-37138-6_7

Beyond the new IMF institutional view on capital account management: A broad approach on financial regulation in emerging economies (with D. Prates), in: Dullien, S. / Hein, E. / Truger, A. (eds.): Macroeconomics, Development and Economic Policies. Festschrift for Jan Priewe. Marburg, Metropolis, 2014, 221-40

"What do they know of England who only England know?" Vergleichende Regionalforschung als Schlüsselkompetenz in einer verflochtenen Welt (with Bert Hoffmann), in: Hochmüller, M./Huffschmid, A./Orozco Martínez, T. et al. (eds.): Politik in verflochtenen Räumen. Los espacios entrelazados de lo político. Festschrift für Marianne Braig. Berlin, edition tranvía - Verlag Walter Frey, 2013, 16,156-170.

Espacios monetarios asimétricos y cooperación monetaria Sur-Sur (with Laurissa Mühlich), in: Alba, C./Braig, M./Rinke, S. et al. (eds.): Entre espacios. Movimientos, actores y representaciones de la globalización. Edición tranvía/Walter Frey, Berlin, 2013, 57-82

Cooperación monetaria Sur-Sur: ¿Una opción para fomentar el desarrollo financiero regional en los mercados emergentes y las economías en desarrollo? (with Laurissa Mühlich), in: Ugarteche, O./Dembinski, (eds.): Más Allá de Bretton Woods: La economia transnacional en busca de nuevas instituciones. Editorial Académica Española, 2012, 339-361

Financial Development and Macroeconomic Stabilization through Migrant Remittances? Potential Benefits and Policies (with Christian Ambrosius and Ursula Stiegler), In: Knerr, Béatrice (ed.): Transfers from International Migration: A Strategy of Economic and Social Stabilization at National and Household Level. Kassel: Kassel University Press, 2012, 129-161

Economic Mechanisms of Inclusion and Exclusion in Latin America, in: Matiaske, W./Costa, S./Brunkhorst, H. (eds.): New Perspectives on Justice. Peripherie und Zentrum, Rainer Hampp Verlag, München, 2010, 115-136

O potencial das remessas dos migrantes para a governação e o desenvolvimento financeiro no contexto EUA-México (with Christian Ambrosius and Ursula Stiegler), in: Malamud, A./Carrillo Flórez, F. (eds.): Migrações, Coesão Social e Governação - Perspectivas Euro-Latino-Americanas. Imprensa Ciencias Sociais, Lisboa, 2011 (ISBN 978-972-671-270-1)

Orthodoxie und Sozialpolitik: Zur gemischten Bilanz der brasilianischen Wirtschaftspolitik, in: Costa, S./Kohlhepp, D./Nitschak, H. et al. (Hgg.): Brasilien heute, Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 2010, 335-348

Brazil at Crossroads: A Critical Assessment of Developmentalist Policies (with Daniela M. Prates and Luiz F. de Paula), in: Arestis / C. Baltar / D. Prates (eds., 2018): The Brazilian Economy since the Great Financial Crisis of 2007/2008. Palgrave McMillan, 9 – 40, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64885-9_2

So Far from God and So Close to the U.S. Dollar: Contrasting Approaches of Monetary Coordination in Latin America, in: Fritz, B./Metzger, M. (eds.): New Issues in Regional Monetary Coordination: Understanding North-South and South-South Arrangements.  London: Palgrave, 2006, 126-146

Monetary Coordination involving Developing Countries - The Need for a New Conceptual Framework (with Martina Metzger), in Fritz, B./Metzger, M. (eds.): New Issues in Regional Monetary Coordination: Understanding North-South and South-South Arrangements. London: Palgrave, 2006, 3-25

¿Remesas como medio estabilizador del desarrollo? Interacciones micro- y macroeconómicas e implicaciones para la política de remesas, in: Wehr, I. (ed.): Migraciones. Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 2006, 213-26

Lateinamerika jenseits seiner Grenzen. Die ökonomischen und politischen Implikationen transnationaler Migration als Gegenstand der Lateinamerika-Forschung (with Bert Hoffmann), In: Birle, P./Nolte, D./Sangmeister, H. (Hgg.): Demokratie und Entwicklung in Lateinamerika, Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 2006, 389-414

Ein südamerikanischer Gegenpol zu den USA unter brasilianischer Führung? (with Detlef Nolte), In: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (Hg.): Jahrbuch Internationale Politik, 2006, 2003/4, 309-18

La deuda externa como obstáculo para el desarrollo: Evaluación del nuevo debate sobre la sustentabilidad de la deuda, in: IUDC (ed.): Globalización, pobreza y desarrollo. Los retos de la cooperación internacional. Madrid: Los libros de la Cataratta, 2005, 167-178

Tragfähigkeit von Verschuldung - Ein Blick über die Gläubigerperspektive hinaus, in: Fritz, B./Hujo, K. (Hgg.): Ökonomie unter den Bedingungen Lateinamerikas - Geld und Kredit, Sozialpolitik und Umwelt. Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 2005, 135-152

ALCA: Endeudamiento, estrategias de desarrollo y políticas comerciales de los países latinoamericanos, in: Müller, U./Bodemer, K. (edp.): Nuevos paradigmas de desarrollo para América Latina. Conferencia internacional organizada en conjunto por la GTZ, Eschborn, y el Instituto de Estudios Iberoamericanos (IIK) de Hamburgo, en abril 2004 en Asunción, Paraguay. Hamburg: Institut für Iberoamerika-Kunde, 2005, 115-123

Currency Blocs: Looking at the Options for Developing Countries in a Multipolar Monetary Regime, in: Cadernos PROLAM/USP, 3(1), 2004, 7-22

Wie tragbar sind Schulden? Debt Sustainability, Insolvenzrecht für Staaten und die neue Rolle des IWF, in: Brunkhorst, H./Grözinger, G./Matiaske, W. (Hgg.): Zentrum und Peripherie in der Weltgesellschaft. Rainer Hampp Verlag, P., 2004, 65-87

Tentativas de estabilização e crescimento por via da dívida externa: a economia brasileira de quatro décadas, in: Iberoamericana14, Madrid, 2004, 127-142

Vom Growth-cum-Debt zum "Wachstum durch Entschuldung". Anmerkungen zum UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2003: Capital, Accumulation, Growth and Structural Change, in: Intervention - Zeitschrift für Ökonomie, 2004, 1(1), 14-21

Ökonomische Erschütterungen und politische Stabilisierungstendenzen im südlichen Lateinamerika (with Detlef Nolte), in: Jahrbuch Internationale Politik 2001/2002, hg. von der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Politik, München: Oldenbourg, 2004, 287-294

Währungspolitik an der Grenze - Mexikos Bestrebungen nach monetärer Integration in die USA, in: Braig, M. et al. (Hgg.): Mexiko Heute; Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert, 2004, 309-337

Tan cerca del dólar y tan lejos del Federal Reserve: La cuestión del régimen monetario adecuado para México en el marco del TLC, in: Maihold, G. (ed.): Trayectorias de una modernidad mexicana: México DF: Porrúa, 2004, 637-650

Die große Freihandelszone in Amerika (ALCA) und ihre potentielle Bedeutung für lateinamerikanische Entwicklungsstrategien, in: FDCL (Hg.): Die Panamerikanische Freihandelszone ALCA / FTTA. Tagungsdokumentation, Berlin, 2003, 20-33

Vom Dollar zum "Merco"? Monetäre Ursachen der Krise des Mercosur und Perspektiven einer Gemeinschaftswährung, in: Lateinamerika Analysen 1, Hamburg: IIK, 2002, 166-172

Stabilisierung und Destabilisierung. Währungskrisen als Kehrseite des Modells wechselkursbasierter Entwicklung - der Fall Brasilien, in: Boris, D./Eicker-Wolf, K./Alvaro Beriell-Dias, R. et al. (Hgg.): Finanzkrisen im Übergang zum 21. Jahrhundert - Probleme der Peripherie oder globale Gefahr? Metropolis: Marburg, 2000

Development or Growth-cum-Debt? Reflections on Latin America's Economic Strategy in a Time of International Financial Instability. Diskussionsbeiträge des FB-Wirtschaftswissenschaft der FU Berlin, Volkswirtschaftliche Reihe, Nr. 2000/10, 2000

Implikationen der Asienkrise für das lateinamerikanische Entwicklungsmodell der 90er Jahre, in: DIW Vierteljahresschrift, 1999, Vol. 68, Nr. 1, 22-35

Brasilien - Schockwellen aus Asien... und Wasserautobahnen zum Mercosur (with Barbara Happe), in: Gabbert, K./Gabbert, W./Goedeking, U. et al. (Hgg.): Lateinamerika Analysen und Berichte, Bad Honnef: Horlemann, 1998, 22, 176-185,

O regime da âncora cambial como condição para a estabilização e o desenvolvimento? Uma contribuição à análise do Plano Real. Programa de bolsas Instituto Rio Branco, 1997, 70 Seiten

Brasilien: Emerging Market oder Risikoland? Theoretische Anmerkungen zu den ambivalenten Einschätzungen der Unternehmer, in: Boeckh, A./Sevilla, R. (Hgg.): Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven der deutsch-brasilianischen Beziehungen; Frankfurt a. M.: TFM, 1997, 145-172

Brasil: Adiós al neoliberalismo, bienvenida la globalización, in: Nueva Sociedad (Caracas), mayo-junio, 1997, No. 149, 20-26

Das stabile Geld und sein Prei Ökonomische Transformationen in der Folge des Plano Real, in: Calcagnotto, G./Fritz, B. (Hgg.): Inflation und Stabilisierung in Brasilien. Probleme einer Gesellschaft im Wandel. Frankfurt: Vervuert, 1996, 15-48

The Art of Living with Inflation: The Brazilian Banking System, in: Schuster, L. (Hg.): Banking Cultures of the World, Frankfurt a.M.: Fritz Knapp Verlag, 1996, 103-118

Die Standortdebatte in Brasilien und der Theorienstreit um den Wechselkursanker, in: Lateinamerika. Analysen-Daten-Dokumentation, Hamburg, 1996, Vol. 13, Nr. 32, 84-100

Wie leicht ist es, Brasilien zu regieren? In: Gabbert, K./Gabbert, W./Goedeking, U. et al. (Hgg.), Offene Rechnungen, in: Lateinamerika. Analysen und Berichte, 1996, Nr. 20, 161-171 (abgedruckt auch in: Frankfurter Rundschau, 20.9.1996)

Der Mercosur: Zwei Schritte vor und einer zurück, in: Betz, J./Brüne, (Hgg.): Jahrbuch Dritte Welt 1996, München, 1995, 243-48

Stabilisierung in Brasilien: Eine Zwischenbilanz des Plano Real. Lateinamerika. Analysen-Daten-Dokumentation, Beiheft 15, Hamburg: IIK, 1995, 3-41

O Poder dos Banqueiros: Análise da Estrutura de Representação de Interesse do Setor Financeiro no Brasil. Studie im Auftrag von ILDESFES Brasil, 1993

O Brasil precisa de um Banco Central Independente? Opções e Problema Serie ILDESFES Brasil: Economia, Política e Sociedade, 1993, 1