Vice President for International Studies
Cato Institute
Ian Vásquez

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.