Published: April 15, 2021
John Williamson, a British-born economist for the World Bank and other institutions and think tanks, who was best known for coining the term "Washington Consensus" to describe a set of reforms aimed at reinvigorating struggling economies in Latin America and other countries, died April 11 at his home in Chevy Chase, Md. He was 83.
Published: May 26, 2019
FORMER PRIME MINISTER General Prem Tinsulanonda, who died yesterday, made great contributions to the development of the Thai economy, but one of three economists asked to comment on his legacy also feels he left the country saddled with income inequality, which has become a major problem today.