Associate Professor of Economics
Degrees: PHD, 1994, Univ Texas Austin; MA, 1987, Univ Texas Austin; BA, 1982, Morningside Coll
Specialization: Latin American Economics, Development Economics, Marxian Economics, History of Economic Thought, Economic History, International Political Economy.
Conrad Herold received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He is interested in the social and political determinants of the evolution of economic theory and policy. He has completed research on the Brazilian debt crisis of the 1980s, on the rise of neoliberal economics in Latin America, and more recently on the political economy of financial liberalization in Argentina and elsewhere. He has also recently completed a project on the emergence of money in the 12th century. Dr. Herold teaches courses on contemporary Latin American macroeconomics and political economy, on the political economy of globalization, and on Marxian economics. His forthcoming book, "Financial Liberalization as Class Struggle," will be published by Pluto Press of London. Dr. Herold grew up in Lima, Peru.