Pablo Querubin es Profesor Asociado de Ciencia Política y Economía en New York University (NYU). Tiene un Ph.D en economía del Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2010) y realizó sus estudios de pregrado y maestría en la Universidad de los Andes. Antes de vincularse a NYU, fue investigador posdoctoral del Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Su investigación se enfoca en la economía política del desarrollo, con énfasis en comprender los retos de la consolidación del estado, el rol de la elites políticas y económicas en el desarrollo y el clientelismo. Es Research Associate del National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) y miembro de Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP). Su trabajo ha sido financiado por el National Science Foundation (NSF) y por EGAP y ha sido publicado en el American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of the European Economic Association y el Quarterly Journal of Economics, entre otros.


LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal. Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at if you need any additional information.

LACEA Statement

The undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) hereby express their great dismay over the recent set of actions led by Conacyt and the Mexican Government against CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). We also condemn the broader attacks on and suppression of the freedom of academics nationwide in Mexico. 

Read the full statement here

Carlos Vegh is the recipient of the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize this year. Carlos is a world renown economist who has written extensively on topics that touch the heart of LAC macroeconomics: from hyperinflation, to balance of payment crises, currency substitution, fiscal policy, and exchange rate policy.  He has contributed extensively to public goods, serving as editor to the top journals in development and international economics as well as to Economía and as a mentor to many students and junior faculty. We are proud to have him as a member of LACEA. 

Economia, the journal of LACEA is accepting submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here.