Arturo Galindo is a Senior Research Economist in the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. He holds an MA and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and a BA and MS in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá Colombia.
Before rejoining the Research Department in 2008, he was the Chief Economic Advisor of the Banking Association of Colombia (2007-2008), the Colombian Government Advisor on Coffee Affairs (2006-2007), and an advisor to the Ministry of Finance (2005-2006). He has worked previously as a Research Economist at the IDB (2000- 2005) and at the Central Bank of Colombia. He has been a consultant to the World Bank and professor at Universidad de los Andes and Universidad del Rosario in Colombia.
Galindo has published academic papers in areas including banking, capital markets and international finance and has edited books on similar topics.