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Salazar, Leonardo

Short Bio

Leonardo Salazar is assistant professor at the Department of Economics, University of Concepción, Chile. He is a researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research (INCAR), and a research fellow at the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD). He holds a Ph.D. (2016) in Economics and a Master (2014) in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Research interests

Leonardo's research is concentrated on time series econometrics, with a focus on aquaculture economics and macroeconometrics. His research has contributed to a better understanding of how prices of aquaculture products are determined on international markets.


Leonardo has supervised one master thesis in economics and environmental and natural resources, and several undergraduate thesis. He has also participated in several master’s and undergraduate thesis committees.

Collaborative research initiatives

  • Researcher, Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research (INCAR), Research Program 5 (RP5, Socioeconomic Sustainability). ANID-FONDAP program. 2018-2024. Code 15110027
  • Researcher, Research Program in Economics of Natural Resources and Environment (NENRE EfD-Chile). Universidad de Concepción. 2023-2025. Code 2023-059. 


People | 26 January 2020