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Faculty and Staff

Michael  Connolly

Michael Connolly

Professor, Economics

(305) 284-4898
Jenkins 517C

Research Interests

  • Effects of currency boards and/or dollarization on risk premia in emerging markets

Selected Publications

“A Fisherian Approach to Trade, Capital Movements and Tariffs,” American Economic Review (coauthor with Stephen A. Ross)

“Exchange Market Pressure in Brazil,” American Economic Review (coauthor with José Dantas da Silvéira)

“Testing the Monetary Approach to Devaluation in Developing Countries,” Journal of Political Economy (coauthor with Dean Taylor)

“Trade in Public Goods: A Diagrammatical Analysis,” Quarterly Journal of Economics

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Editor, Journal of Policy Reform
  • Harvard University
  • Columbia University
  • Fulbright Scholar, Instituto de Economía de Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Fulbright Scholar, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico
  • Université de Paris-Dauphine, France
  • Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI), France, France
  • Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Université de Yaoundé, Cameroon


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1969
  • M.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 1967
  • B.A., Economics, University of California at Berkeley (Phi Beta Kappa), 1964


  • International finance, trade and development
  • Currency boards and exchange speculation

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FAX: 305-284-6526
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
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