Werner Baer

Jorge Lemann Professor of Economics




Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies

Development/International Economics Workshop


Contact Information:

Department of Economics

University of Illinois

218 David Kinley Hall

1407 W. Gregory Dr.

Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 333-8388

Fax: (217) 333-1398

Email: wbaer@uiuc.edu


New Edition of My Book:

The Brazilian Economy: Growth and Development,

7th edition (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014)


Degrees: Ph.D., M.A. Economics, Harvard University, 1958, 1955.

B.A. Economics, Queens College, 1953.

Positions: At the University of Illinois since 1974.

Visiting lecturer, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1989.

Visiting lecturer at New University of Lisbon, Portugal, 1989.

Professor at Vanderbilt, 1965-74.

Assistant professor at Yale, 1958-65. Instructor at Harvard, 1958-61.

Research: Industrialization of Latin America and its consequences. The process of privatization in Latin America. Consultant to the World Bank, Ford Foundation, Brazilian Planning Ministry, U.S. Information Agency, and U.S. State Department.

Teaching: International economics, the economics of Latin America, economic development, and macroeconomics.