Domingo F. Cavallo is former Minister of Economy (1991-1996 and 2001) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1989-1991) of Argentina. In 1997, he founded the political party Acción por la R epública and was elected National Congressman, a post that he held through 2001. Dr. Cavallo is the author of several books, including Economía en T iempos de Crisis, La Argentina Que Pudo S er, El Desafío F ederal, and many arti- cles. He holds doctoral degrees from Harvard University and the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. While at Harvard, he co-taught Latin America and the Washington Consensus (Economics 1325) and taught T he Latin American Economy (Economics 1320). In addition to teaching responsibilities, he gave a public lecture on Argentina and the International Monetary Fund during the Bush Administrations as part of the RFK Lecture Series.