Juan Felipe Riaño

Juan Felipe Riaño is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. His research interests are in Development Economics, Political Economy, and Economic History. He is currently working on the determinants of state capacity in developing countries and the long-term impacts of conflict on economic development. He has worked on these topics in Colombia, Mexico, and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. He holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes and a B.A and M.Sc. in Economics from the same university.