Ana María Ibáñez biography

Ana María Ibáñez is Professor at the School of Economics in Universidad de los Andes and currently on leave working as Economics Principal Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank. Her research focuses on the microeconomic analysis of internal armed conflict, the economic costs of crime and conflict, as well as the causes and consequences of forced displacement. 

Ibáñez has been awarded with the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development of Global Development Network (2005), and the Juan Luis Londoño award in 2010, a medal given biannually to a Colombian economist younger than 40 years that has contributed to improve the social conditions of Colombians. Ibáñez received her Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park.