Roberto Muñoz received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland and is a Professor of Economics at Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa María in Santiago, Chile. Dr. Muñoz conducts wide-ranging academic research in game theory, experimental economics, applied econometrics, and telecommunications policy. He has contributed to quantify the net social benefits of spectrum allocation reform, the economic impact of broadband programs, and optimal levels for interconnection charges.
Dr. Muñoz has advised public and private organizations on issues of industrial organization, telecommunication policy, and auction design. Among them are the Chilean Ministry of Finance, the Chilean National Energy Commission (CNE), the World Bank, BHP Billiton, the Chilean Antitrust Prosecutor Authority (FNE) and the Chilean Association of Retirement Fund Administration Companies (AFPs).
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Maryland
MA in Economics, Georgetown University
BS in Mathematical Engineering, University of Chile
Muñoz, R. y J. Ortega (2015) “¿Tiene la Banda Ancha y las TICs un Impacto Positivo sobre el Rendimiento Escolar? Evidencia para Chile”, El Trimestre Económico, vol. LXXXII (1), 325, 53-87.
Elbittar, A., Harrison, R. and R. Muñoz (2014), “Network Structure in a Link Formation Game: an Experimental Study”, Economic Inquiry, 52 (4), 1341–1363.
Hazlett, T., R. Muñoz and D. Avanzini (2012), “What Really Matters in Spectrum Allocation Design”, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, 10(3), 93-124.
Hazlett, T. and R. Muñoz (2009), "Spectrum Allocation in Latin America: An Economic Analysis," Information Economics and Policy, 21, 261-78.
Hazlett, T. and R. Muñoz (2009), "A Welfare Analysis of Spectrum Allocation Policies", RAND Journal of Economics, 40(3), 424-454.
Harrison, R. and R. Muñoz (2008), "Stability and Equilibrium Selection in a Link Formation Game", Economic Theory, 37, 335-345.
Hazlett, T., J. Müller and R. Muñoz (2006), "The Social Value of TV Band Spectrum in European Countries", INFO, 8, 62-73.