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LUIS FELIPE ZEGARRA

PhD. Luis Felipe Zegarra

Researcher / Professors distinguished for academic excellence

University of California
Contact
lfzegarrab@pucp.edu.pe

WEBSITE

https://sites.google.com/pucp.pe/lfzegarrab/

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Professor Zegarra holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, United States, a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of California, United States, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico, Peru. He also completed the Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning (CPCL) at Harvard Business School, United States.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor Zegarra has been a consultant to the IDB, Professor at Universidad del Pacífico and Universidad de Piura, and Director of the Social and Economic Research Center at Universidad de Piura. In addition, he has been Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

 

PUBLICATIONS

Professor Luis Zegarra is the author and coauthor of more than 30 papers published in peer reviewed ISI journals, such as:

  • Zegarra, L. F. (in press). Usury laws and private credit in Lima, Peru. Evidence from notarial records. To appear in Explorations in Economic History.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2016). Political instability and non-price loan terms in Lima, Peru. Evidence from notarized contracts. European Review of Economic History, 20(4), 478-525.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2016). Private lenders, banks and mortgage credit in Peru. Evidence from notarized loans. Revista de Historia Económica Cambridge University Press.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2015). Mortgage banks and exporting agriculture in Peru. Historia Agraria, 65, 121-147.
  • Vincent, C., & Zegarra, L. F. (2014). Measuring regional competitiveness through data envelopment analysis: A Peruvian case. Expert Systems with Applications, 41(11), 5371-5381.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2014). Women and credit in Peru during the Guano Era. Was there gender discrimination in the mortgage credit market of Peru? Revista de Historia Económica – Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 32(1), 151-185.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2014). Bank laws, economic growth and early banking in Latin America: 1840-1920. Explorations in Economic History, 53(1), 101-119.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2013). Free banking and bank entry in Latin America. Economic History Research, 9(3), 131-142.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2013). Free banking and financial stability in Peru. The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 16(2), 187-226.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2013). Transportation costs and the social savings of railroads in Latin America. The case of Peru. Revista de Historia Económica – Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 31(1), 41-72.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2011). Transport cost and economic growth in a backward economy. The case of Peru, 1820-1920. Revista de Historia Económica – Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 29(3), 361-392.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2011). Railroads in Peru. How important were they? Revista Desarrollo y Sociedad, II(68), 213-260.
  • Vincent, C., Kumar, M., Zegarra, L. F., & Avolio, B. E. (2011). Benchmarking Peruvian banks using data envelopment analysis. Journal of CENTRUM Cathedra, 4(2), 147-164.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2011). Línea de pobreza y salarios, 1913-1925. Una primera aproximación. Revista Economía, 34(67), 39-65.

He is the author/co-author of the following books:

  • Zegarra, L. F., Kuramoto, J., Glave, M., Manrique, N., Jaramillo, M., & Huamán, R. (2014). Compendio de historia económica del Perú tomo V: La economía peruana entre la gran depresión y el reformismo militar (pp. 668). Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.
  • Zegarra, L. F., Armendáriz, E., & Jaramillo, F. (2011). Las barreras al crecimiento económico en Junín (pp. 126). Ediciones Nova Print S.A.C.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2010). Institutions, economic development and early banking in Latin America, 1850-1930. Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Alarco, G., Avolio, B. E., C., B., Cárdenas, J., Chang, L., D’Alessio, F., Duarte, O., Espinoza, J. A., Figueroa, A., Goñi, N., Guevara, R., Marquina, P., Rodriguez, R., Rozenberg, A., Ruiz, G., S., S., Torres, J., Tveteras, S., Zegarra, L. F., & Zúñiga, T. (2010). In G. Alarco (Ed.), Rutas hacia un Perú mejor. Qué hacer y cómo lograrlo. Lima: Aguilar/Grupo Santillana.
  • Zegarra, L. F., Acevedo, C., & Rodríguez, M. (2008). Competitiveness and economic growth in Latin America – Country case: El Salvador. InterAmerican Development Bank / Country Initiative Study.
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2002). La economía de la corrupción: Hacia una comprensión de las causas de la corrupción y las estrategias para combatirla. (43rd ed., pp. 116). Lima: Centro de Investigación de Universidad del Pacífico (CIUP-UP).
  • Zegarra, L. F. (2000). Estudio global del mercado de drogas ilícitas en Lima Metropolitana. Lima: CEDRO.

 

CURRENT POSITION

He currently is Professor and Researcher at the Finance, Business Economics, and Accounting department at CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School.

 

AWARDS

  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2011.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2013.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2014.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2015.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Doctoral Programs 2015.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Master’s Programs 2016.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Doctoral Programs 2016.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, 2016.
  • Distinguished researcher 2013-2016.