Ian Vásquez is vice president for International Studies and director of the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity at the Cato Institute. He is co-author of the annual Human Freedom Index and was a columnist (2014-2020) at El Comercio (Peru). He is also the editor of Global Fortune: The Stumble and Rise of World Capitalism (2000) and co-editor of Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank, the IMF and the Developing World (1994). Vásquez has testified numerous times in the U.S. Congress on economic development issues, has been a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society.
Vice President for International Studies