between the factor income distribution, which is affected by trade, and the personal income distribution, which is the distribution we care about.
C : Later on, you became mission chief of very interesting countries, often during difficult times. How has your research influenced your work as mission chief?
A : An economist without country experience is like an engineer who has never seen a bridge or a doctor who never sees a patient. At the Fund we have this big advantage to gather frsthandexperience and later to elaborate on this. In academia you might talk about