BA (Hons) in Economics, University of North Carolina; BA in Mathematics, Rhodes Scholar, University of Oxford; 1997, PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Economist. Formerly: Konosuke Matsushita Professor of International Economics, Stanford University. Currently, William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business and Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University. Has served in many governmental advisory roles, including: leader, President Barack Obama's Transition Team review of international lending agencies; economic adviser to Caribbean and African governments. Member of the Board, National Bureau of Economic Research; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Member, Council on Foreign Relations.