Ana Maria Ibáñez

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AMA Innovation Lab Advisory Board Member

Professor of Economics, Universidad de los Andes


Ana Maria Ibáñez is a Professor at the School of Economics in Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and currently on leave working as Economics Principal Advisor at the Interamerican Development Bank. Her research focuses on the microeconomic analysis of internal armed conflict. Most of her research focuses on the economic costs of crime and conflict as well as the causes and consequences of forced displacement. She have also studied the dynamics of land concentration, and informality of property rights regarding its relation to conflict. Ibáñez received her Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland at College Park.