Damien King is a senior lecturer and chair of the Department of Economics at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies, where he teaches macroeconomic theory and international trade and finance. Damien is also research director and a senior fellow at CaPRI where he has done research on debt, informal investment schemes and trade agreements. He earned his B.A. from York University, an M.Sc. from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica), and a Ph.D. from New York University. Dr. King’s work has appeared in the Journal of Development Studies, World Development, and Social and Economic Studies, in addition to edited collections. His current research is on computable general equilibrium modeling.