Francisco Muñoz is an adjunct professor at Universidad del Rosario’s Economics Department.
He received his PhD candidate in economics from Stanford University. His primary research interests are development economics, finance, and political economy. In particular he is interested in the misallocation that arises from preferential political relationships or connections. In current work he studies the effects of Chile’s transition to democracy on firm and industry growth, the impact of audits on local governments on local firms in Brazil, and the role of transparency in business networks and firm performance in the construction sector in Uganda. He also holds a B.A. and a M.A. in Economics from PUC Chile.