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List of notable or famous economists from Colombia, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Colombia and even some popular economists who immigrated to Colombia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Colombian economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Colombia is included when available.

A list made up of people like Juan Manuel Santos and Rafael Pardo Rueda.

This historic economists from Colombia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Colombian economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Colombia?" These prominent economists of Colombia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Colombian economists.

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Alejandro Gaviria Uribe

Alejandro Gaviria Uribe is the 3rd and current Minister of Health and Social Protection of Colombia. A former Dean of the School of Economics at the University of the Andes from 2006 to his appointment as Minister in 2012, he has previously served as Deputy Director of the National Planning Department of Colombia, and has worked as Researcher and eventually Deputy Director of the Foundation for the Higher Education and Development, a private non-profit policy research centre based in Bogotá, as well as Researcher for the Inter-American Development Bank. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

Álvaro Araújo Castro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Colombia
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Álvaro Araújo Castro is a Colombian economist and former actor and Senator of Colombia. A Liberal politician, and leader of the ALAS-Team Colombia political movement, he was arrested and jailed in 2007 for participating in parapolitics. Prior to serving in the Senate, he was also a Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia from 1994 to 2001. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Santa Marta

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Carlos Rodado Noriega is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from Colombia
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Carlos Rodado Noriega

Carlos Enrique Rodado Noriega is a Colombian engineer and politician currently serving as Ambassador of Colombia to Argentina. He served as the 28th and 9th Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia, first in the administration of President Julio César Turbay Ayala and again in the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón. Rodado, a civil engineer and economist, has also served as Ambassador of Colombia to Spain, President of Ecopetrol, Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia, and as the 58th Governor of Atlántico. On 20 September 2011, President Santos announced that Rodado would be stepping down as Minister of Mines and Energy to be replaced by Mauricio Cárdenas ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Sabanalarga, Atlántico, Colombia

César Gaviria is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Economists from Colombia
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César Augusto Gaviria Trujillo was the 28th President of Colombia, and the 7th Secretary General of the Organization of American States. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Pereira, Colombia

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