Felipe Vásquez Lavín holds a Ph. D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master in Environmental and Resource Economics and a Bachelor in Economics from the Universidad de Concepcion, Chile. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile) and member of the scientific committee of both the Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Program (LACEEP) and Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF).
- environmental and resource economics,
- economic valuation of environmental goods and environmental quality,
- economic impact of climate change on hydrological resources,
- water and energy demand estimation under different price structures and microeconometrics.