Jorge Mesias Moreno obtained his Economics Ph.D. from the Economics Department at the W.P.Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Jorge’s work focused on the economics of water rights and water markets in general with a particular focus on Colorado. The aim of his work is to use advanced economic models as well as modern econometric techniques to better evaluate the functioning of water markets and its participants in order to produce novel conclusions on the development of water markets. The idea is to generate new and useful insights that promote water market’s activity and the overall sustainability of hydric resources. Jorge grew and studied in Santiago, Chile, and got a B.A. and M.A. in economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.