Felipe Vásquez

Felipe  Vásquez

Felipe Vásquez

Profesor Investigador

Fono: + 56 41 2268644

Felipe Vásquez Lavín holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master degree in Environmental and Resource Economics and a Bachelor degree in Economics, both from Universidad de Concepción, Chile. Currently he is Senior Research Fellow for the Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative, assocaite researcher for both the Center in Environmental and Resource Economics, and the Center for the Study of Multiple-Drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems funded by the Ministry of Economics. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the Latin America and Caribbean Environmental Economics Program (LACEEP) and Senior Technical Advisors for Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF).


His areas of research are Economics of Climate Change, Water Resources, Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services and Health Economics.  He has published research article in journal as Value in Health, Climatic change, Journal of Environmental Management, AMBIO, Water Resource Management, Ocean and Coastal Management, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, International Journal for Equity in Health, among others.




1) Vásquez, F.,  Ibarnegaray, V. , Ponce, R., Hernández J. (2016) “Payment for Ecosystem Services in the Bolivian Sub-Andean Humid Forest” Journal of Environment and Development (forthcoming September 2016). ISI.

2) Vásquez, F., S. Gelcich, X. Paz, F. Montealegre (2016)  The Role of Information in Changing Tourist Behavioral Preferences at the Humboldt Penguin Reserve in Northern Chile Ocean and Coastal Management, 125: 63-69 DOI information: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.03.003 ISI.

3) Fernández, F., R. Ponce, M. Blanco, D. Rivera, F. Vásquez (2016)Water Variability and the Economic Impacts on Small-Scale Farmers. A Farm Risk-Based Integrated Modelling Approach” Water Resources Management, 30(4), 1357-1373 DOI: 10.1007/s11269-016-1227-8. ISI

4) Chovar, A., F. Vasquez, G. Paraje (2014) “Desigualdad e inequidad en la utilización de servicios médicos por grupos etarios en Chile, 2000-2011” Rev Panam Salud Publica, Forthcoming. ISI.

5) Vásquez, Felipe, Guillermo Paraje and Manuel Estay (2014) “Respuesta a la carta de Cornejo-Ovalle: acerca de las desigualdades socioeconómicas en la atención odontológica en Chile. Rev Panam Salud Publica, vol.35, n.1, pp. 80-80. ISI

6) Carrasco, M., F. Vásquez (2014) “Estimación conjunta de la disposición a pagar y de la tasa de descuento inter-temporal para la protección de la biodiversidad en la reserva marina de Choros-Damas” Cuadernos de Economía, Colombia, (forthcoming). SCIELO/SCOPUS.

7) Gomez, W. H. Salgado, F. Vasquez and C. Chavez (2014) “Using Stated Preference Methods to Design Cost-Effective Subsidy Programs to Induce Technology Adoption. An Application to a Stove Program in Southern Chile” Journal of Environmental Management 132, 346–357. ISI.

8) Vásquez, Felipe, Jeanne Simon and Ximena Paz (2013) “Determining the Feasibility of Establishing New Multiple Use Marine Protected Areas in Chile” AMBIO-A Journal of the Human Environment Volume 42, Issue 8, pp 997-1009. ISI.

9) David, Yates, F. Vásquez, D. Purkey, S. Guerrero, M. Hanemann and J. Sieber (2013) “Using economic and other performance measures to evaluate a municipal drought plan” Water Policy 2013 15:648-668. doi:10.2166/wp.2013.204 ISI.

10) Schiappacasse I, F. Vásquez, L. Nahuelhual and Cristian Echeverría (2013) “Labor as a Utility Measure in Contingent Valuation: Application to the Valuation of Restoration Projects in Latin America” Agricultural Economics/Ciencia e Investigación Agraria: 397-410. ISI.

11) Vásquez, Felipe, Guillermo Paraje and Manuel Estay (2013) “Income-related inequality in health and healthcare utilization in Chile” Revista Panamericana de la Salud/Panamerican Journal of Public Health 33(2):98-106 ISI.

12) Parada, M., J. Riquelme and F. Vásquez (2013) “The Value of a Statistical Life in Chile” Empirical Economics: Volume 45, Issue 3: 1073-1087 (DOI) 10.1007/s00181-012-0660-7 ISI

13) Brandt, Sylvia, F. Vásquez and M. Hanemann (2012) “Designing Contingent Valuation Scenarios for Environmental Health: the Case of Childhood Asthma” Value in Health 15:1077-1083. ISI

14) Paraje, G and F. Vásquez (2012) “Health equity in an unequal country: the use of medical services in Chile”. International Journal for Equity in Health 11(1):81 doi:10.1186/1475-9276-11-81 ISI.

15) Paz, Ximena, F. Vasquez, J- Riquelme (2012) “Evidencia Empírica de Sesgo del Encuestador en Valoración Contingente”, Revista Interamericana de Ambiente y Turismo – RIAT, Vol. 8 No. 21, 107-125.

16) Vásquez, F. (2012) “Valoración Económica de Impactos Ambientales ” Revista Ambiental Eólo 16:1-6.

17) Schiappacasse I, L. Nahuelhual, F. Vásquez and Cristian Echeverría (2012) “Assessing the benefits and the costs of Dryland Forest in Central Chile” Journal of Environmental Management, 97, 38-45. ISI

18) Vásquez-Lavín, F., L. Dale, M. Hanemann and M. Moezzi (2011) “The Impact of Price on Residential Demand for Electricity and Natural Gas” Climatic Change. Volume 109, Issue 1 171-189. ISI (DOI) 10.1007/s10584-011-0297-0

19) Ponce, R.; F. Vásquez, A. Stehr, P. Debels and C. Orihuela (2011)“Estimating the economic value of landscape losses due to flooding by hydropower plants in the Chilean Patagonia” Water Resource Management, 25, 2449-2466. ISI


20) Vásquez-Lavín, F, J. Dresdner and, R. Aguilar (2011). “The Value of Air Quality and Crime in Chile: A Hedonic Wage Approach”. Environment and Development Economics 16, 329-355. ISI

Áreas de interés:

Economía Ambiental y Recursos Naturales
Valoración Económica del Medio Ambiente
Economía del Cambio Climático


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