Juan Manuel Villasuso Estomba
Former Collaborating Researcher
Juan Manuel Villasuso collaborated with UNRISD for the project Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes (2007-2010), for which he wrote a paper on Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction in Costa Rica. At the time of his collaboration, Villasuso Estomba was a Professor of Economics at the University of Costa Rica. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Lousiana State University, USA,
Villasuso Estomba has coordinated numerous projects on aspects of Costa Rica’s economic development. He has published extensively on Costa Rica’s political economy, including El sector externo de la economía de Costa Rica: Realidades y retos; Procesos electorales y política económica en Costa Rica; La reforma del Estado y la tutela de los derechos fundamentales: Enfoque económico y político.