Dimensional Fund Advisors
L. Jacobo Rodríguez, a vice president at Dimensional, has written articles and research papers for the firm's Institutional Services group since 2004. The editor of Dimensional's Quarterly Institutional Review, Jacobo brings a keen interest in economics and the history of economic thought to his role at the firm. He has published articles in leading newspapers and spoken at conferences on economic policy in over a dozen countries around the globe.
Prior to Dimensional, Jacobo served for ten years at the Cato Institute as a policy analyst in a number of areas. He has served since 2002 as a director of the Fundacion Internacional para la Libertad, a nonprofit foundation headed by Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa that promotes and defends free and democratic societies in Latin America.
Jacobo holds a BA in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and obtained a master's degree in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University.