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Richard Hemming, Visiting Professor of the Practice  

Office Location: 284 Rubenstein Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-9313
Duke Box: 90237
Email Address: richard.hemming@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

    Ph.D., University of Stirling (UK), 1977
    MS, University of Stirling, United Kingdom, 1974
    BA, University of Sussex, United Kingdom, 1972

    Representative Publications   (More Publications)

    1. R. Hemming. "PPPs: Some Accounting and Reporting Issues”." Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships. Ed. G. Schwartz, A. Corbacco and K. Funke Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
    2. R. Hemming, D. Coady, T. Koranchelian and A. Mati. "“Lebanon: Subsidy Reform Options”."  Technical Assistance Reports (January, 2008).
    3. R. Hemming. "“Fiscal Discipline, Stabilization and Institutional Reform”." (2008). Proceedings of a G-20 Workshop on Fiscal Elements of Growth and Stability, Istanbul
    4. R. Hemming,J. Shields and others. "Manual on Fiscal Transparency."   (2007). Revision
    5. R. Hemming, B. Akitoby and G. Schwartz. "“Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships”." IMF Economic Issues 40 (2007).
    6. R. Hemming with a staff team from the Fiscal Affairs Department. "“Public-Private Partnerships, Government Guarantees, and Fiscal Risk”."  IMF Special Issues Paper (2006).

    Curriculum Vitae


    Richard Hemming is an economist and fiscal policy expert with wide-ranging industrial and developing country expertise. He is currently a Visiting Professor at DCID and an advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and he has recently worked as a consultant for the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. Hemming retired from the International Monetary Fund in August 2008, where he ended a 24-year career as Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department.

    Prior to joining the IMF, Hemming worked at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Before that, he was a researcher at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London and a university lecturer in the United Kingdom and Australia.

    Hemming has a BA from Sussex University and an MSc. and Ph.D. from Stirling University. He has published widely on tax, social security, public expenditure, and other fiscal issues.

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