Dr. Andrés Marroquín

Associate Professor of Economics


  • PhD, George Mason University
  • BA, Universidad Francisco Marroquín – summa cum laude (Guatemala)

Dr. Andrés Marroquín earned an undergraduate degree in economics from Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatamala and graduate degrees in economics at George Mason University. His research has been on culture, institutions, entrepreneurship, and development. He has done fieldwork in Guatemala, Colombia, and Haiti, and has studied institutions and economic performance in mineral-abundant societies such as Botswana and the Falkland Islands. He has been a visiting professor in Senegal, Mexico, China, and Haiti, among other countries. His research has been published in Population and Development Review, Scientometrics, and the Journal of Economic Issues, among others.

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Economic Development

Memberships/Leadership Positions

Member of the Association of Private Enterprise Education

Recent Publications

Edited Books

  • A Companion to James Buchanan. Forthcoming. Editorial: Universidad Francisco Marroquín (with C. Rodríguez).
  • A Companion to Douglass North. Forthcoming. Editorial: Universidad Francisco Marroquín (with N. Wenzel).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Are Business Owners True Believers in Capitalism? Evidence from Latin America. Research in Economic Anthropology. 40: 149-168. 2020.
  • Culture and Entrepreneurship: The case of Guatemala. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. 41 (4): 503-523. 2020 (with M. Villatoro).

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