Juan F. Vargas

Professor of Economics at Del Rosario University

Juan F. Vargas is Professor of Economics at Universidad del Rosario, Colombia. He holds a PhD in Economics from Royal Holloway, University of London (2007) and has held visiting positions at the University of Bergamo, (2015), the Inter-American Development Bank (2013), the Institute of Development Studies (2011), UCLA (2007-2008) and Harvard University (2005-2007). His main interests are political economy of development, focusing particularly on the causes and consequences of violent armed conflict, and the interplay between political and economic institutions.