has addressed and published topics of financial economics, economic modeling, and the linkages between macro-financial policy and social issues. During the last 5 years he has published 25 articles, and is currently writing two books, one on the elements of financial crises and another on managing conflict resolution.

He has conducted research and consulting work for various international organizations and universities. In early 1998, he spoke before the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) of the US Congress on the Asian Crisis along with the deputy Prime Ministers of Thailand and Korea. The recent award he received was for “Distinguished Scholar in Regional Science, Financial Economics, and Economic Modeling,” presented at the Instituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) Business School, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2006. 

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My latest book: Crisis, Complexity and Conflict.