He was born in
He was Executive Director of Fedesarrollo, The principal group of experts in
He has been a professor in different universities. At National University of Colombia, he was a Visiting professor of Advanced Macroeconomics and International Trade in 1989 - 1993. At Externado University of Colombia, he was Regular professor in the Department of Economy, in 1983. At
He has been appointed by President Pastrana to the Board of Directors of the National University of Colombia. As the Director of Economic Investigation in the National Federation of farmers of Coffee he directed the National Census of the Industry of Coffee in 1989-1992.
Juan José Echavarría has written broadly about subjects related with the industrialization process of
Finally I think that Juan José Echavarría Soto is an amazing man because he has made many studies in different universities and in different parts of the world. He has also worked in different ways: he has been a professor, he has worked in OAS, he has also worked in The National Federation of Coffee and at the moment he was named by the president Alvaro Uribe like co-director of the Bank of the Republic.
Then for all the achievements that Juan José has had, I believe that he’s an exemplary man because during their life he has made a great quantity of things and I imagined me that he has realized most of his dreams.
María Angélica Pineda Flórez