Ramón López

Ramón López is Professor at Department of Economics at Universidad de Chile and  Professor Economics at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has been an invited scholar at several academic institutions including the University of Bonn (Germany), University of Gothenberg (Sweden), and is an international consultant with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, FAO, among other international institutions as well as with governments. He is also Chair of the Publication Review Board at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, DC, and co-chair of the Environmental Task Force at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University.  He has held many editorial responsibilities in recognized journals. Professor López is the author of several books and of a large number of journal articles on economic development, poverty and the environment. In 2002 he was awarded the prestigious Alexander Von Humboldt Prize.

Research Interests: 

Development, Economic Growth, Environmental Sustainability.