Jeff Vargas González
Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Catholic University of Colombia
IU Collaborator: Claudia Avellaneda
Jeff Vargas González (Mar. 3–10, 2019) is an economist, with a Master's degree in Public Policy from the Universidad de los Andes. He is visiting the Ostrom Workshop to develop an investigation on the management of public policies in Latin America. In particular, it focuses on the dynamics of urban-regional development from the perspective of cities. His research aims to study the dynamics related to the municipal selection for social housing, paying special attention to the demand and political factors. The purpose of his research is to provide data to the Colombian government, as well as to contribute to the academic and political conversations around the supply and demand model of the housing policy of subnational governments and their coherence with national policies.