Links & acknowledgements
Last updated 2 April, 2010
The first homepage at Nova described Pedro Pita Barros´achievements, and included pictures of his children (they are still there but now require a password). My ability to follow suit owes a lot to Nova's wizards Manuel Gonçalves and Gunther Lang but I also became aware of Xavier Sala-i-Martin's page and first decided to keep my page strictly professional.
The human dimension was
bound to appear, however. In the Winter of 1998, on the occasion of a keynote
In the Summer of 1997, I became aware of Nouriel Roubini´s homepage and as a consequence upgraded the teaching component.Visits to Ken Rogoff's homepage during the NBER Summer Institute of 1998 and after had the same effect.
In fact, my teaching
reflects a long-term interest in the development process of Portugal and the lessons it may provide to developing
and transition economies, as described in my keynote address to ESHET 2002,
dedicated it to the memory of Jim
gratefully acknowledge the influence of other former Yale teachers and Princeton colleagues, such as Dick Cooper, Joe Stiglitz, the late Carlos Diaz, Pentti Kouri
and Bill Branson, let alone of my early mentors, but this should not implicate them
in any of the shortcomings of my execution. Having seen Pentti on
To all of them and to many others I am grateful, but they should be absolved of the many shortcomings of the page and its links.