Country of Affiliation:
United States of America
Arturo Galindo is a Senior Research Economist in the Research Department of the International American Development Bank. He holds an MA and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and a BA and MS in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotà Colombia. Before rejoining the Research Department in 2008, he was the Chief Economic Advisor of the Banking Association of Colombia (2007-2008) the Colombian Government Advisor on coffee affairs (2006-2007), and an Advisor to the Ministry of Finance (2005-2006). He has worked previously as a Research Economist at the IDB (2000-2005) and at the Central Bank of Colombia. He has also been a professor at the Universidad de los Andes and Universidad del Rosario in Bogotà, Colombia. His research is focused in banking, capital markets, and international finance.