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Fernando R. Fernholz, Associate Professor of the Practice, Public Policy Studies

Fernando R. Fernholz
Contact Info:
Office Location:  276 Rubenstein Hall
Office Phone:  (919) 613-9237
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Teaching (Summer1 2022):

    Rubenstein 153, MTuWThF 09:00 AM-05:00 PM

Ph.D.Boston University2000
M.P.A. Harvard University1985
Master of Public AdministrationJohn F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University1985
M.S.C.E.RWTH Aachen University (Germany)1974
Master of Science, Dipl.Ing. Bauingenieurwesen (Civil Engineering)Rheinisch Wesfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany1974

Applied Economics
International Trade Policy
Economic Growth and Development
Environmental Policy
International Public Finance
Fiscal Decentralization
Local Government Finance and Management
Investment Appraisal
Research Interests: International Development Policy

Research: Public finance, decentralization, international economics, trade, external debt and finance models, investment appraisal and risk analysis, privatization


International • public finance • trade • economics • external debt • investment appraisal • risk analysis • privatization

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Author, FRFC, Technical Paper for World Hunger Series 2007: Hunger and Health, in World Hunger Series 2007: Hunger and Health (February, 2014), World Food Program
  2. Fernholz, FR, Chapter 24, (MulticriteriaAnalysis)., in Capital Budgeting Valuation.Financial Analysis for Today’s Investment Projects., 2011, edited by Baker, HK; English, P (June, 2011), JOHN WILEY & SONS INC, ISBN 0470569506, 9780470569504  [abs]
  3. Fernholz, FR, Enhancing the Government of Jamaica’s System for Prioritizing Public Investment Projects (January, Submitted, 2009)  [abs]
  4. F.R. Fernholz Co Author, Technical Paper for World Hunger Series 2007: Hunger and Health, in World Hunger Series 2007: Hunger and Health (Spring, 2008), World Food Program, Rome Italy
  5. Fernholz, FR, Case Study: Risk Assessment of Infectious Disease Intervention in Latin America, edited by International, P (2008), Plan International