ALVARO RIASCOS

A mathematician from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. He has a Master's Degree and a Doctorate in Applied Mathematics from the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics in Rio de Janeiro (IMPA). He has been Visiting Professor at the University of California in Los Angeles, IMPA in Rio de Janeiro, Kellogg at Northwestern University, Visiting Researcher at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, Cowles Foundation for Economic Research at Yale University, JP Morgan at New York; Consultant for the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank and, for nine years, Researcher at the Economic Studies Sub-management of the Banco de la República (1996 - 2005). His academic interests have been related mainly to general equilibrium theory, auction theory, game theory, and mathematics applied to the energy sector, public health, and competition policy. He has published in the European Competition Law Review, Peace and Security Economics, Latin American Journal of Economics, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Advances in Theoretical Economics, Topics in Theoretical Economics, Energy Journal, Applied Behavioral Statistics, International Journal of Knowledge Discovery in Bioinformatics among others. He is the author of the text Mathematical and Computational Methods in Macroeconomics (Ediciones UNIANDES) and since the second semester of 2005, he has been linked as Professor and Researcher at the Faculty of Economics of the Universidad de los Andes. He is the founder and director of Quantil (www.quantil.com.co), una compañía de matemáticas aplicadas a la industria, exmiembro de la Junta Directiva de XM, miembro del comité de inversiones de Asset Management del Grupo Bancolombia y Presidente de la Comisión de Matemáticas Aplicadas e Industriales de la Sociedad Colombiana de Matemáticas

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