Research Assistant Professor
Edwar Escalante is a research assistant professor at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University. He is also an assistant professor of economics at the Norris-Vincent College of Business at Angelo State University.
Dr. Escalante earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad in Cusco, Peru, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics from Texas Tech University.
Prior to joining Angelo State University and the Free Market Institute, Dr. Escalante founded and led the educational think tank, Andes Libres, which received the Latin American Award for Student Outreach from Atlas Network Foundation for "its exceptional work with student groups in one of Peru's most difficult territories."
Dr. Escalante's research interests focus on institutional responses to violence from individuals, communities, and countries. His research aims to provide a more thorough understanding of the cartography of the structures of power and violence and a means to improve outcomes of security and development policies.
Escalante, E. E. & Earle, P. C. (2022). A Government Role Conducive to Liberty: Operation Warp Speed. In R. March and R. Yonk (Eds.), Pandemic and Liberty. Great Barrington: American Institute for Economic Research.
Escalante, E. E. (Working Paper). How Do Insurgencies Evolve and Persist.
Escalante, E. E. (Working Paper). When Women Fight Wars.
Escalante, E. E. (Working Paper). Enlightened Leaders.
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