What a decline in manufacturing jobs means for developing economies
And will it hold them back?
Bertrand Gruss is an Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to that, he worked in the Fiscal Affairs, European, and the Western Hemisphere Departments of the IMF, and at the Central Bank of Uruguay. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute. His research interests include macrofinancial linkages, monetary policy, commodity prices and the effects of sudden stops in capital flows.