Research interests: Economic and Financial History of Latin America, International Macroeconomics, History of the International Financial System, Debt and Capital Flows to Emerging Economies, Critical Finance, Political Economy of Latin America, Colombian Studies.
Manuel F. Pérez Archila is a Ph.D. student in the Economics department. His research focuses on the Global Financial Cycle and the role of the dollar in mediating capital flows to Latin America. He has experience working for international organizations where he has published articles on capital controls and international finance. He holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and a B.A. in Economics and Latin American Studies from Columbia University. He also helps coordinate the Colombian Studies Group at Princeton, which is an interdisciplinary initiative that aims to foster academic dialogue around Colombia, its people, and diaspora with an inter-American, critical, and progressive perspective.