Eduardo Engel
President 2014-2015

Eduardo Engel is Professor of Economics at Yale University, associate researcher at the University of Chile and research associate at the NBER. At Yale he teaches graduate macroeconomics and an undergraduate course on Economic Policies in Latin America. Yale's graduate students in economics voted him Teacher of the Year in 2001, 2003 and 2009. He has published extensively in the areas of macroeconomics, public finance and regulation. He was awarded the Econometric Society's 2002 Frisch Medal (jointly with Ricardo Caballero). He recently finished a book on public-private partnerships, co-authored with Ronald Fischer and Alexander Galetovic.  He served as associate editor (1999-2005) and co-editor (2006-2008) for Economia, and currently serves as associate editor for the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Brazilian Review of Econometrics, the Revista de Analisis Económico and Economía Chilena. He also currently serves on LACEA's Executive Committee.  He writes a regular column for the Chilean newspaper La Tercera. Engel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, a Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford University, and an engineering degree from the University of Chile.

NEWS:

We are excited to announce that Economía LACEA Journal will now be published by LSE Press in the Open Access format. The new web-page will be ready soon with more details, the new authors guidelines and the latest published papers. Stay connected to get more information soon!


LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to lacea@lacea.org. The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal. Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at lacea@lacea.org if you need any additional information.


LACEA Statement

The undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) hereby express their great dismay over the recent set of actions led by Conacyt and the Mexican Government against CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). We also condemn the broader attacks on and suppression of the freedom of academics nationwide in Mexico. 

Read the full statement here


 

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