Edgardo Buscaglia

Edgardo Buscaglia is a Senior Scholar in Law and Economics at Columbia University; the Director of the International Law and Economics Development Centre; and the President of the Institute for Citizens Action in Mexico. Professor Dr. Buscaglia currently serves as Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional del Sur and the University of Buenos Aires (Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires) (Argentina).  He has served as Visiting Professor of Law and Economics at the Mexican Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM–Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México) between 2003-2011 and at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM–Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) in 2013, Georgetown University 1995-1996 and Hamburg University (Germany) in 2014. Prof. Dr. Buscaglia was affiliated as a Fellow with the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and Director of the International Law and Economic Development Center at the University of Virginia. He also served as UN staff and external adviser to the United in Afghanistan and with The World Bank. In 1995, he co-founded the Latin-American and Caribbean Law and Economics Association (ALACDE). He received his legal postdoctoral training in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program at the University of California at Berkeley and received a master’s in law and economics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989.

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