Jorge Salazar-Carrillo

Jorge Salazar-Carrillo

Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Economics and Director of the Economic Research Center at Florida International University.

Dr. Salazar-Carrillo holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami. His fields of expertise include international economics and economic development. His research has covered all fields of economics, both in developed and underdeveloped countries. He has authored or coauthored over 90 books and hundreds of articles in professional journals and book chapters. Currently, his research interests concern the recent economics of Asia and Latin America (including Cuba), and U.S. macro and microeconomics.

Selected Publications

  • The Economy of Miami-Dade County (with Daniel O. Murgo, 2018)
  • El petróleo como sector clave de la economía venezolana (2017)
  • Ensayos de política económica: Cuba, América Latina y Estados Unidos (2016)
  • Cuba: From Economic Take-Off to Collapse under Castro (with Andro Nodarse León, 2015)
  • The Future of the Cuban Economy (coedited with Antonio Jorge, 2004)
  • Oil and Development of Venezuela during the 20th Century (2004)


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