Cristina Terra is a professor of economics at ESSEC Business School. She has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and has taught in France, Brazil and the United States. Previously, she was the Director of the École Doctorale EM2P at Université de Cergy-Pontoise and Director of Graduate and Undergraduate programs at Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil. Her main research interests are International Economics and Development Economics. She has had several articles published in international economic journals and is the author of the textbook Principles of International Finance and Open Economy Macroeconomics. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Economics and associate researcher at THEMA and at CEPII.