PhD Economics, 2017. Universidad de San Andrés.

MA Economics, 2008. Universidad de la República.

Bachelor in Economics, 2001. Universidad de la República.

Academic Positions

Associate Professor, Universidad de la República. Since 2013.

Director of Economic Department, dECON, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Udelar (2021-2023)

Other Appointments. Research Director of RIDGE “Antitrust and Regulation” Workshop (2019-2022).

Teaching experience. Graduate: Regulation, Institutions, Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Competition Policy. Undergraduate: Game Theory, Microeconomics, Introduction to Economics, Industrial Organization, Competition Policy.

Professional Activity

Consultant for: IADB, CAF, ECLAC, PAHO, and WorldBank.

Private sector consultant in Antitrust, Regulation, Market analysis, Pricing, and Regulatory impact analysis. (Since 2008). Full disclosure of professional work.

Previous Activity

Ministry of Economic and Finance (IADB Project Manager), 2010 – 2013.

Ministry of Economic and Finance (Regulation, Health care public system, Bankruptcy reform), 2005 – 2009.

Ministry of Economic and Finance (Chief Antitrust Economist), 2003 – 2009.

Ministry of Economic and Finance, Dirección General de Comercio (Economic analysis), 2003 – 2010.

Office of Budget and Planning (Regulatory impact analysis, pricing of public services), 2001 – 2003.


  • American Economic Association
  • European Economic Association
  • Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association

Personal Interests

Music, reading.

Last revision: noviembre 13, 2023. Leandro Zipitría.