Francisco Muñoz

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.

Content by Francisco Muñoz
  • Project

    Construction sector mapping survey

    Business corruption and inefficiencies in public procurement are pervasive in the economy, and this tends to be especially true for developing countries. Focusing primarily on the construction sector, crucial from a policy perspective, this project aims to study the potential frictions to the effectiveness of transparency and enforcement initiatives undertaken by the...

    31 Aug 2016 | Emanuele Colonnelli, Francisco Muñoz, Francesco Loiacono