Salazar Espinoza, César

César Salazar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Management at Universidad del Bio-Bio, Chile, Adjunct Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research (INCAR)-FONDAP-CONICYT, and a Senior Research fellow at the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD). 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 among technology-input adoption, risk and agriculture insurance. He has also done research in the economics and management implications of share contracts in artisanal fisheries and transition into small-scale aquaculture. Furthermore, he has served as an economist consultant for several private and public institutions, such as the Government of Biobío Region, Production Development Corporation (CORFO), the Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SUBPESCA), Undersecretary of Regional Development (SUBDERE), National Institute of Agricultural Development (INDAP), National Service of Training and Employment (SENCE), Endesa (ENEL Group) among others. The results of his research have been published in several scientific journals including, among others, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, Marine Resource Economics, The Journal of Development Studies, The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resources Economics, Journal of Environmental Management, Environment and Development Economics, Aquaculture Economics & Management.

People | 2 March 2018