César Salazar is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Economics and Business (Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales (FACE)) at the Universidad del Bío-Bío. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His research and teaching are focused on empirical applications of development microeconomic theory to diverse problems related to the exploitation and management of natural resources economics, particularly in the fisheries, aquaculture and agriculture sectors. He also has research interests in problems associated with social capital, electoral participation and subjective well-being. He has written on the impact of climatic events on crop allocation and agricultural market performance, and the interaction between technology adoption and agriculture insurance. He has also done research in the economic and management implications of share contracts in artisanal fisheries. Furthermore, he has served as an economist consultant for several private and public institutions, such as the Government of Biobío Region, the Subsecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SUBPESCA), Subsecretary of Regional Development (SUBDERE), National Institute of Agricultural Development (INDAP), National Service of Training and Employment (SENCE), Endesa (ENEL Group) among others.