Gustavo Ventura is a Professor in the Economics Department of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He previously held positions at the University of Western Ontario, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Iowa. His research interests are on inequality, taxation and economic development from a macroeconomic perspective.
Ventura received a Licenciado en Economia from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina) in 1990, a M.A. in Economics, Centro de Estudios Macroeconomicos de Argentina in 1990, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois in 1994 and 1997 respectively.