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About Juan Pablo Torres-Martínez

A mathematician by education, Juan Pablo Torres-Martínez works in financial economics and game theory. With articles in academic journals such as Econometrica, Economic Theory, and the Journal of Mathematical Economics, his published research focuses on the analysis of financial markets and asset pricing from a general equilibrium perspective. Currently, he is also interested in topics in market design and matching markets.

Professor Torres-Martínez acts as Director of Research for the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Chile. He has been Academic Director of the Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Economics at the University of Chile and a Principal Investigator of Fondecyt-Conicyt projects. Prior to coming to the University of Chile in 2008, he was a CNPq Research Fellow and spent six years as a faculty member at the Department of Economics of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

He holds a Ph.D. in Science from IMPA, Brazil. His dissertation about general equilibrium and rational bubbles in collateralized asset markets received the Haralambos Simeonides Prize from the Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics.


2011 - Present Full Professor, University of Chile ‐ Department of Economics

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Economic Theory, Financial Economics, and Game Theory

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Contact Information

Department of Economics, University of Chile
Diagonal Paraguay 257, Santiago, Chile
Phone: (+56 2) 2978-3455

Collateralized markets: infinite horizon economies (5)

Economies with asymmetric information (3)

Incomplete markets (4)

Game theory (1)

Collateralized markets: finite horizon economies (4)