García, Jorge H.

Jorge H. García is Associate Professor at the School of Management at Universidad de Los Andes, Senior Research Fellow of EfD Colombia, and Associate Editor of the journal Ecology and Society.  He holds a PhD in Economics from University of Gothenburg (2007).


Research interests 

His research interests are the design and evaluation of climate and environmental policy instruments in areas such as energy, manufacturing, and forestry. His research has mainly been on the enterprise and policy instruments for pollution and emissions control, which includes tradable emissions permits and public disclosure.


Jorge’s research projects typically engage undergraduate and graduate students as well as young scholars.

Grants and consultancy 

He has been granted funding from a number of agencies including the National Academy of Sciences NAS (USA), The Research Council of Norway RCNand the Swedish International Development Agency SIDA. 

Policy engagement 

He has somewhat regular participation in capacity building activities for representatives from both private and public sectors. He has been involved in discussions on carbon pricing in Colombia and recently led a project on how to integrate international transfers for forest conservation with local climate mitigation policies. 

People | 28 August 2008