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23 · MAY · 2018

The AEHE awards Pablo Astorga the Felipe Ruiz Martin Award for the best economic history article published in Spanish journals

Pablo Astorga, Research Fellow at IBEI and Co-coordinator of the Master's in International Development, has received AEHE's Felipe Ruiz Martín award to the best article on economical history published in Spanish journals, for his article 'Real Wages and Skill Premiums in Latin America, 1900-2011', published at the journal Revista Asociación Española de Historia Económica de Historia Económica/Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, in his volume 35, nº 3, 2017.

The Asociación Española de Historia Económica (AEHE) awards since 2009 the Felipe Ruiz Martín award to the best article on economical history published in the Spanish journals: Investigaciones de Historia Económica – Economic History Research; Revista de Historia Económica – Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History; Revista de Historia Industrial. Economía y Empresa e Historia Agraria. Revista de Agricultura e Historia Rural.

Pablo Astorga is an economist with considerable academic and market-oriented experience in the analysis of developing countries. He was senior economist for Oxford Economics from 2001 to 2009, having under his responsibility the assessment and forecast of the Latin American economies and the management of various consultancy projects. Prior to that he was a research fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford. His research has focused on the study of economic development in Latin America over the long run, including income inequality, economic growth and productivity. The outcome of this research has been published in Journal of Development Economics and The Economic History Review among others.