Hugo Salgado has a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He participates in the Research Nucleus in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (NENRE) and in the Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research (INCAR). He is currently at the School of Business Administration at the Universidad de Talca in Chile and holds a position as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
His research focused on the regulation of the fishing and aquaculture sectors, and in the use of economic incentives to solve environmental problems.
- Use of property rights and market based instruments.
- Fisheries and aquaculture regulation.
- Economic incentives for clean technology adoption.
- Industrial organization / Game theory.