Ann Helwege

Research Fellow
Senior Research Associate, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University


BA and PhD, State University of New York Buffalo


Environmental Policy, Latin America, Development Economics

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Ann Helwege is a Research Fellow at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Global Economic Governance Institute (GEGI), as well as a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) at Tufts University. Her work focuses on the interface between social equity, environment and economic policy in Latin America.

Helwege has taught courses on environmental policy and development economics at Boston University in the Department of International Relations, as well as at Tufts University in the Department of Economics and in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. She is the co-author of Latin America’s Economy, as well as co-editor of Latin America’s Economic Future and Modernization and Stagnation: Latin American Agriculture. Her work on poverty in Latin America has been presented at the World Bank, the Federal Reserve and the International Labor Organization. She is presently writing about policy challenges in the promotion of sustainable development in poor Latin American communities.