Cristobal Ruiz-Tagle

High Meadows Postdoctoral Economist


Areas of expertise:
Air Quality impacts on health and the economy; Climate mitigation country-coalitions

Ruiz-Tagle conducts empirical analysis on the effects of local air pollution on human health and the economy to inform policymakers for setting air quality standards that protect the environment, people’s health and advance economic activity.

He also works on creating country-level climate coalitions and efficient market-based mitigation schemes for aiding countries in meeting their carbon mitigation commitments or NDCs.


PhD Environmental Economics, University of Maryland - College Park

Ruiz-Tagle’s areas of research are Economics of Air Quality, Environmental Health Economics, Experimental and Behavioral Economics, and Economics of Climate Mitigation Country-Coalitions. He previously worked as research consultant and research fellow at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank.