Alberto Valdés

Alberto Valdes

Alberto Valdés
Universidad Católica de Chile Research Associate

Alberto Valdés is research associate at the Universidad Católica de Chile, in Santiago. A Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics, Mr. Valdés has served as an advisor in the Agricultural Department of the World Bank in Washington, DC and as Director of Trade and Food Security at the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Prior to joining IFPRI, he was an economist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), based in Colombia (1973-76) and on staff at the Universidad Catolica de Chile. He is the author and editor of a number of books dealing with agricultural development and international trade, and has published in a variety of scholarly journals devoted to economics, policy and development.