These Harvard Economists Offer Differing Views for How to Save Venezuela

  • Harvard’s Ricardo Hausmann favors government ouster, IMF aid
  • Francisco Rodriguez wants unity government and avoiding IMF

Six months ago, with Venezuela hurtling toward calamity, one of its most renowned economists living in exile assembled a group of scholars with a decidedly unacademic goal: to save the country. Ricardo Hausmann, 60, a Harvard professor and former government minister, brought together monetary experts, oil engineers and sociologists.

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