Authored Books

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics

Edited Books

What Works in Development? Thinking Big and Thinking Small (edited with Jessica Cohen)

Reinventing Foreign Aid (solo edited volume)

The Limits of Stabilization: Infrastructure and Fiscal Adjustment in Latin America (edited with Luis Serven)

Crecimiento Economico (Edited with Monica Aparicio)

Public Sector Deficits and Macroeconomic Performance (edited with Carlos Rodriguez and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel)