Tatiana Gélvez, Ph.D. Candidate


Graduate Student

Address: 41 Brook Street

City: Colchester, England - CO1 2UT

Country: United Kingdom

About Me:

PhD Student in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. I am a trained Economist at Externado de Colombia University and MSc in International Comparative Studies University of Southampton (UK). Teaching and research experience in International Politics, Geopolitics, Regional Integration and Macroeconomics.

Research Interests

Comparative Political Institutions


Latin American And Caribbean Politics

Specific Areas of Interest

Political Economy

Developing Countries

Countries of Interest



My Research:

My PhD dissertation focuses on local development in Colombian municipalities, specifically the impact of political institutions in economic performance particularly interested in executive-legislative relations, corruption and tax morale. Also interested in regional economic integration in the Pacific Caucus and integration mechanism in the Pacific Coast (ASEAN, APEC) and FTA studies.