Eduardo Lora

Eduardo Lora

Eduardo Lora is a former Chief Economist of the Inter-American Development Bank (2008-2012) and a former Executive Director of Fedesarrollo, Colombia (1991-1996). He was member of the Board of Directors of Banco de Bogotá (1992-1996). Currently an independent researcher and consultant, he is the editor of Vox.Lacea and has a regular column in the Colombian magazine Dinero. His academic and professional awards include the title of "Distinguished Alumnus" of the London School of Economics, where he obtained his M.Sc. in Economics in 1982. He is Vice-President elect for 2014-15, and President elect for the period 2016-17, of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA).

He has published in numerous academic journals and has been the coordinator and main author of several books on Latin American development issues, most recently More than Revenue: Taxation as a Development Tool (2013), The State of State Reform in Latin America (2008), and Beyond Facts: Understanding Quality of Life (2008). He is also the author of a textbook of Economic Statistics that is now in its fourth edition (Técnicas de Medición Económica, only in Spanish).

To see other works and publications visit Eduardo Lora at IDEAS

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