Ricardo Buitrago
Economy and Public Policy Global Business
Professor of the Department of Strategy and Leadership

Dr. Ricardo E. Buitrago R. is a Research Professor in Strategy and International Management at EGADE Business School of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Furthermore, Dr. Buitrago is affiliated with the School of Management at Universidad del Rosario in Colombia as an associate researcher.

Before joining EGADE Business School, Dr. Buitrago served as Program Head and Dean in Universities in Colombia. In addition, he has been a visiting professor in different universities in Latin America.

He is a member of the Business Association for Latin American Studies (BALAS) Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). He is also the ambassador for the Andean region of the IE-Scholars network.

His research interests are focused on the junction between international political economy, institutions, strategy, and international business. He has served as editor and reviewer for the Journal of Business Research, International Business Review, European Management Journal, and International Studies of Management & Organization, among others.

Before joining academia, Dr. Buitrago worked in banking and served as a consultant for various financial institutions in Colombia and Puerto Rico. He also worked as Project and Marketing Manager for multiple firms in Colombia.

    • Dottorato di ricerca in Dinamica dei Sistemi
      Università degli Studi di Palermo 
    • Doctorado en Modelado en Política y Gestión Pública
      Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano
    • Master in International Relations
      Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
    • Especialista en Gerencia de Negocios Internacionales
      Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano 
    • Licenciado en Comercio Internacional
      Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano
  1. Are competitiveness rankings and institutional measures helping emerging economies to improve? Competitiveness Review, forthcoming, 2022.
  2. Institutions, institutional quality, and international competitiveness: Review and examination of future research directions. Journal of Business Research 128, 423-435, 2021.
  3. Home Country Institutions and Outward FDI: An exploratory analysis in Emerging Economies. Sustainability 12 (23), 1-22, 2021.
  4. Emerging economies’ institutional quality and international competitiveness: A PLS-SEM approach. Mathematics 9 (9), 2021.