College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics
Armando R. Lopez-Velasco is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Texas Tech University. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Barbara and his undergraduate degree in economics from the School of Economics at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Mexico.
Lopez-Velasco's research interests are in the areas of political and macroeconomic effects of demographic change. Some examples of these are:
- the effects of retirement of the baby boomer generation on the macroeconomy
- the effects of people living longer
- the macroeconomic effects of immigration
Lopez-Velasco is currently teaching courses on macroeconomic theory at the graduate and undergraduate levels at Texas Tech.