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Henry Mooney

Henry Mooney serves as Economics Advisor with The Inter-American Development Bank. He previously worked with investment bank Morgan Stanley in London, The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, and Government of Canada, including on dozens of advanced and emerging market economies in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Henry's responsibilities have included leading regional macroeconomic and financial research publications, serving as chief and team leader for IMF and World Bank technical assistance and financing operations focused on sovereign debt issuance, debt restructuring, and public financial management, as well as producing economic forecasts in the context of adjustment programs and surveillance. Henry is a dual Brazilian and Canadian citizen, who completed his studies in economics and finance at Concordia University (BA), The London School of Economics (MSc), The University of London (PhD), and Harvard University (MPA).

Posts by Henry Mooney

Reigniting Women-led Businesses in the Caribbean with Better Access to Finance

New data from the Caribbean shows that high collateral requirements and interest rates are among the top barriers for women-owned and -led businesses looking for financing. Overcoming these hurdles is an important challenge for the Caribbean, especially as firms seek to regain a foothold in a post-pandemic private sector.