Sebastián Torres Contributor

Sebastián is a Uruguayan political economist with over 15 years of experience in public policy, agro-industrial development strategies and prospective studies.

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Sebastian is Development Coordination Officer at the UN office in Uruguay and a professor in the history of economic thought at the ORT University,

He held a post-doc position at the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), and has a Ph.D from the University of Leicester, an MA from the Institute of Social Studies (The Hague), and a BA from the University of the Republic of Uruguay.

In addition, he has received professional training from Harvard, MIT, Cambridge University, and multilateral organizations such as the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). During the past decade, he was National Director of Industry and Director of the National Research and Innovation Agency (ANII) of Uruguay, and a Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and at the United Nations World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).

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