Irma T. de Alonso is a Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Economics, Florida International University, in Miami. Dr. Alonso received her Ph.D. degree in economics ( 1969) from the University of York, England, and her M.A. ( 1965) and B.A. ( 1963) degrees in economics from the University of Puerto Rico, at Rio Piedras.
Juan J. Buttari is a Senior Economist with the U.S. Foreign Service, Agency for International Development. Dr. Butari received his Ph.D. ( 1972) and M.A. ( 1970) degrees in economics from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He holds a B.A. ( 1964) degree in economics from the University of Puerto Rico, at Rio Piedras.
Luis René, Cáceres is a Senior Economist with the Interamerican Development Bank. He holds a Ph.D. degree ( 1978) from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City and a B.S. degree in electrical engineering ( 1967) from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois.
Patrick C. Flower is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of New Orleans, Louisiana.
David R. Hicks is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Dr. Hicks earned his Ph.D. ( 1980) and M.A. ( 1971) degrees in geography from Michigan State University. His B.A. ( 1965) degree was earned at the University of Central Michigan.
Carlos Arturo Imendia is Chief Economist at the Central American Bank for Economic Integration. He received his B.A. ( 1972) from the University José Simeón Cañas and an M.A. ( 1974) degree in economics from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.