Ricardo Hausmann

Professor of Economic Development, Harvard University

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Professor of Economic Development at Harvard University; former Venezuelan Minister of Planning (1992-93), member of the Board of the Central Bank of Venezuela and Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank (1994-00)

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The King of Spain has asked  Hugo Chavez  to "shut up," but the President of Venezuela is making his voice heard--at home and around the world.

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The King of Spain has asked Hugo Chavez to "shut up," but the President of Venezuela is making his voice heard--at home and around the world.

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