Ian Vásquez is the director of the Cato Institute’s Project on Global Economic Liberty. His articles have appeared in newspapers throughout the United States and Latin America. Vásquez has appeared on CNBC, NBC, C-SPAN, Telemundo, Univisión, and Canadian Television as well as National Public Radio and Voice of America discussing foreign policy and development issues. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and his master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He is the editor of Global Fortune: The Stumble and Rise of World Capitalism (2000) and co-editor of Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank, the IMF and the Developing World (1994). Vásquez is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society. Prior to joining the Cato Institute in 1992, he worked on inter-American issues at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Caribbean/Latin American Action.