Hugo  Rojas-Romagosa

Hugo Rojas-Romagosa

Research economist

Hugo Rojas-Romagosa is a research economist at the World Bank. He worked as senior fellow researcher at the World Trade Institute in Bern (2018-2020), as a senior researcher at the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy analysis (2006-2018), and previously at the Central Bank of Costa Rica. He has been part of several EU-funded projects and has done consultancy work for many international and national organizations, including the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, UNCTAD, UNDP, ECLAC, OECD, the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies and INCAE Business School (Costa Rica). More recently he has done trade-policy consultancy work for the British and Swiss governments. He obtained his PhD in economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and holds a Master of Philosophy from the Tinbergen Institute in The Netherlands. His research interests include: trade theory and trade policy, quantitative trade analysis (CGE modelling and gravity estimations), FDI and trade in services, trade in value-added and global supply chains, globalization and labour markets, income distribution, human capital, international migration and economic development.