Before I joined TTU in 2017, I was a professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma for 18 years. I have published more than 25 articles in peer-reviewed journal such as the American Political Science Review, The Journal of Law and Economics, Economic Development & Cultural Change, and the Journal of Development Economics. I co-authored a book in 2014 titled The Long Process of Development: Building Markets and States in Pre-Industrial England, Spain and their Colonies (Cambridge University Press).
My teaching interests include macroeconomics, economic growth, and economic development. I am fluent in Spanish and enjoys swimming, traveling, and playing with my two dogs, Paco and Diego.
Political Economy of Growth
Professor of Economics
FMI, Texas Tech University
Institutions and Development
Populism and growth in Latin America
Professor of Economics & IAS
University of Oklahoma
1997 - 1999
Assistant Professor of Economics
CIDE, Mexico City